Opposition parties have seized on the issue ahead of three big state elections this year and the national election in 2019, whittling into support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP.
It has also exhorted schools to co-ordinate with local banks, post offices, state education department and district administration, to facilitate special camps in their premises for Aadhaar enrolment and updation.
UIDAI has asked banks to ensure that at least eight enrolments or updations are carried out daily in each stipulated branch from November 1, 2018, to avoid financial disincentives to be applicable from July 2018.
The authority withdrew electronic know-your-customer facilities for banks after it found the banks performing dismally on their targets.
The project will allow Moroccan citizens to register and obtain a unique personal identification number, similar to the Aadhaar number in India.
Morocco signed a MoU with International Institute of Information Technology, Bengaluru in Rabat on August 27
The wake of several reported leaks of personal information of people from the Unique Identification Authority of India's (UIDAI) database.
Snowden said that the UIDAI's response to the scandals reflects that it is about surveillance rather than benefits.
These change have been incorporated in the Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) Regulations, 2016, and has come into effect from July 31.
Artificial Intelligence disrupting the banking sector also questions the reliability of the decisions by robots and increases fear of job losses.
Breaking his silence over the issue, Sharma said he has always maintained that disclosure, knowledge or sharing of the biometric ID number does not increase "digital vulnerabilities".
The biggest beneficiaries of interoperability will be the wallet users, who will not have to specifically look for merchants who accept a certain wallet
The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) said rumour mongers attempted to tarnish the image of Aadhaar for a Google's inadvertent act that led to appearance of its old helpline number 1800 300 1947 in the contact list of several mobile phone users.
The UIDAI also suggested the users to rather update the existing number to the correct helpline number 1947
The senior Congress leader also alleged that in 2016 the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIADI) had asked global tech companies to embed Aadhaar encryption into their technology
Addressing concerns over the safety of Aadhaar database raised during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "There has been no case of misuse of UIDAI database till date".
Over the past couple of days, Twitter has been abuzz with users sharing their phone contact lists which mysteriously had a toll-free number, 1800-300-1947, saved under "UIDAI".
Soon after RS Sharma’s Aadhaar number was out on Twitter, began the “Doxing,” essentially dumping of personal details of a person in the public domain.
Under the new system, that is proposed to start from April 1, Aadhaar holder can opt for Aadhaar letter having secret PIN from the UIDAI website like banks and credit card companies provide letter with PIN for activating for debit or credit cards.
The authority has warned that people "indulging in such acts or abetting or inciting others to do so" are liable for prosecution
Apart from the fact that sharing the Aadhaar number, even your own, is not allowed under the Aadhaar Act, Sharma's tweet was seen as problematic on several levels
The Personal Data Protection Bill and the report have been submitted by the Justice Srikrishna panel recently to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
The TRAI chief dared people to harm him using his Aadhaar number.
When contacted by PTI earlier in the evening, Sharma declined to make any detailed comment on the matter by saying, "Let the challenge run for some time".
The panel — whose views on Aadhaar are captured in its 213-page report, but are not part of the draft Personal Data Protection Bill — seeks greater autonomy, both functional and financial, for the Aadhaar-issuing body.