UIDAI launched one more safety feature for the Aadhaar, starting From July 1, 2018
To further protect the Aadhaar details, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced to launch another safety feature.
UIDAI has said that now the Aadhaar details of the people will be matched by their face.
For this, the Authority has launched a separate software which will be effective from July 1.
UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey gave information through tweet. For this, it will be possible to match the face with OTP, Eyed Puppies or Fingerprint.
Only virtual numbers to be given
To strengthen the identity and safety of the Aadhaar holders, the UIDAI is going to bring virtual IDs to the Aadhaar holders.
UIDAI will issue a virtual ID to the Aadhaar card holders.
According to the UIDAI, the Aadhaar card holders will not need to provide their aadhaar number for any verification.
They will only have to use their virtual numbers for verification
The effect of this initiative of UIDAI will be that it will exit the agency which stores the aadhaar number.All the agencies have to implement the new system till June 1, 2018.
A few days ago an English newspaper claimed to have sold aadhaar data in its news.
The newspaper has claimed to buy a service from an anonymous vendor at Whatsapp.
This vendor provides uninterrupted information about the payment of Rs 500 to the 1 billion aadhaar card so far made in the country.
This information includes the name, address, PIN number, photo, phone number and email ID of the card maker.