The Aadhaar Card

The Aadhaar Card

Announcement Date: 28 Jan 2009

Aadhaar is a 12 digit unique-identity number issued to all Indian residents based on their biometric and demographic data.It is the world’s largest biometric ID system, with over 1.123 billion enrolled members as of 28 February 2017.

However since inception it has been plagued by concerns regarding privacy of data. (click here for more)