Questions remain about 'Offline Aadhaar'. How will it work and whether it is a transparent and secure way of authenticating an individual's identity.
The new proposal, however, does not cover Aadhaar card holders who have PAN cards issued on their names, as the court had upheld linkage of PAN with Aadhaar
CSCs act as access points for delivery of digital services and there are nearly three lakh such centres operating across the country today.
The school authority is insisting visitors to bring an identity card—particularly their Aadhaar card—or an NOC from the police to gain entry to the ground
Supreme Court has permitted the voluntary use of Aadhaar card and the offline verification can be done through an electronic version of physical Aadhaar card," Pandey said.
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UIDAI submitted before a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao that matching of biometrics, including fingerprints and iris, is done on 1:1 basis and Aadhaar number is required for it.
In his plea, he sought directions to the Centre and UIDAI to share pre-existing Aadhaar details, if already there, without any delay, with the NCRB and states for identification of dead bodies
Earlier this week, large private telecom operators including Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel said they have begun rolling out 'alternate digital KYC process for new connections
However, it is not immediately clear if telecom service providers are, for now, continuing Aadhaar eKYC for verification of new subscribers.
Since the SC verdict, UIDAI has clarified that service providers can also use offline verification tools like eAadhaar, masked Aadhaar and Quick Response (QR) code that leverage the unique ID without authentication or any access to biometrics
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is planning to set up Aadhaar Seva Kendras, in a mega project that involves opening of facilitation centres for enrolment and update services in 53 cities and towns across India.
The UIDAI wrote to the banks last week clarifying the instances and modes in which Aadhaar can be used
The incremental new customer accretion will get slower until the bank comes up with new solutions on Aadhaar usage
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The development comes at a time when the DoT, UIDAI and telecom operators are working out a new way for e-KYC
The inability to use Aadhaar for authentication will impact the new-age NBFCs and fintechs disproportionately, as one of their core competencies is quick turn around it noted.
The EPFO is yet to put out a formal notice withdrawing its earlier order of mandatory linking of PF accounts with Aadhaar
The Cellular Operators Association of India said that the services will not be disconnected during the change in the documentation process.
Gemalto said that it has updated its Breach Level Index Report 2018 and wants to make it clear that it was an error in the above said report which has been corrected.
The AEPS allows transactions using Aadhaar and biometric authentication and enables a person to carry out the financial transaction on a micro-ATM provided by a banking correspondent at the doorstep of beneficiaries.
An alternate form for buying new SIMs through a mobile app that will time capture photograph of the persons along with ID proof such as Aadhaar card, voter ID or passport is in the works.
Media reports claimed that customers may have to apply for fresh KYC if they acquired SIM cards through Aadhaar authentication, or they would lose their connections
The joint statement said, the Supreme Court has prohibited issue of new SIM cards through Aadhaar eKYC authentication process and there is no direction to deactivate the old mobile phones.
UIDAI had given time till October 15 to telecom operators for complying with the apex court order and asked them to close Aadhaar-based verification for their services.