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The Unique Identification Authority (Aadhaar) of India is getting a lot of traction overseas

The Unique Identification Authority (Aadhaar) of India is getting a lot of traction overseas

Developed in India the Unique Identification Authority (Aadhaar) has been working hard with the idea that this is the true and correct way to address the needs and aspirations of one of the most populated country India.

This is how Bill Gates rationalized Aadhaar:

"Earlier, in his lecture on 'Technology for Transformation' organised by NITI Aayog on November 2016, Gates had said that Aadhaar is something that had never been done by any government before, not even in a rich country"

The next image from @uidai summarize bio-metric identification is accessed for demographic information. It has the most massive demographic information in the world.

My previous post on UIDAI is quite old, almost 5 years ago and at that time there were over 1 billion entries  and presently:

1.2 billion people have an Aadhaar number. Over 1.2 B people registered according to UIAI web site, end of February 2018. Aadhaar download can be obtained from the online services. Today, some 1.2 billion people have an Aadhaar number, accounting for more than 99% of India's total adult population.Jul 1, 2018

According to a tweet from Aadhar, IIT Bombay is developing a Aadhaar-like digital database for Morocco with their Modular Open Source Identity Platform (MOSIP) application suite

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Philippines may also be on the same bandwagon:


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Jayaram Krishnaswamy is a technical writer, mostly writing articles that are related to the web and databases. He is the author of SQL Server Integration Services published by Packt Publishers in the UK. His book, 'Learn SQL Server Reporting Services 2008' was also published by Packt Publishers Inc, Birmingham. 3. "Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development" (Dec 2010) was published by Packt Publishing Inc. 4. "Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development [Paperback] "(2011) was published by Packt Publishing Inc. 5. "Learning SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 [Paperback]" (June 2013) was Published by Packt Publishing Inc. Visit his blogs at: http://hodentek.blogspot.com http://hodentekHelp.blogspot.com http://hodnetekMSSS.blogspot.com http://hodnetekMobile.blogspot.com He writes articles on several topics to many sites.