The NCRB Director, Ish Kumar has requested Hansraj Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home to provide access to Aadhaar data to the police, reports PTI. He was speaking at the 19th All India Conference of Directors of Finger Prints Bureau in Hyderabad Ahir also wants an “early intervention” by the Read more…
Aadhaar is India’s biometric ID system that provides a 12-digit unique identity number that can be obtained by residents of India, based on their biometric and demographic data. Originally intended to be sorely a means of identification of a person, Aadhaar is increasingly being made mandatory to avail welfare and essential services. Aadhaar is facing a Constitutional Challenge in the Supreme Court of India
The UIDAI is the only authority that can issue Aadhaar numbers.