Hopeful of meeting 600-mn UID target by 2014: Nilekani

The government is hopeful of meeting
its target of rolling out 600-million Unique Identity Cards
by 2014, UIDIA
Chairman Nandan Nilekani said.

`Aadhaar` may soon stand for KYC norms: Nilekani

Unique Identification Authority
(UIDAI) chairman Nandan Nilekani on Thursday said he was expecting
the Finance Ministry`s nod soon for his proposal to make the
UID number equal to the KYC norms for opening no-frills
accounts.

UID to be `number for life` for Indians: Nilekani

The unique identification number
(UID) will be a `number for life` for millions of Indians who
are now excluded from access to public schemes, according to
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chairman
Nandan Nilekani.

Draft of proposed UIDAI Act in next 4 wks: Nilekani

A draft bill on the Unique
Identity Project would be made public within the next one
month, Chairman of UIDAI Nandan Nilekani said today.

Include AP in `Aadhar` pilot project: Rosaiah to Nilekani

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K
Rosaiah has requested the Unique Identification Authority of
India (UIDAI) to include the state for the pilot project
`Aadhar` as it was ready with the resident data.

Enrolment for UID number to start by yr-end: Nilekani

The enrolment process for allotting Unique Identification (UID) number to all citizens would begin by the end of this year, Unique Identification Authority Chairman Nandan Nilekani said today.

Slogan of `bijli, sadak, pani is passe`: Nilekani

The slogan of "bijli, sadak,
pani" is a passe; `virtual things` like UID number, bank account
and mobile phone are the in-thing, says Chairman of Unique
Identification Authority of India Nandan M Nilekani.

Nilekani asks researchers to help UIAI solve challenges

Chairman of the Unique
Identification Authority of India Nandan Nilekani today sought
the help of researchers in solving the "massive computational
challenges and problems" in the implementation of the UIAI
project.

UID, first stage towards Citizenship Registry: Nilekani

Providing a unique identity
number to every Indian resident was the "first stage" in the
creation of a Citizenship Registry, UID Authority Chairman
Nandan Nilekani said on Wednesday.

Nandan Nilekani to help Bihar improve e-governance

Bihar has sought the help of Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, the chief of India`s Unique Identification Database Authority, to improve the state`s e-governance system.

Google `happy` to be part of UID if asked by the govt

Internet search giant Google today said it will be "happy to help" India in implementing a project to provide unique identity numbers to
citizens, if asked.

Committee to decide on biometrics for UIDs: Nilekani

A committee will decide on the
set of biometrics in issuing the unique identification
numbers, head of the ambitious project Nandan Nilekani today
said.

Yale varsity to honour Nilekani with Leadership Award

Nandan Nilekani, Infosys co-founder and chairman of India`s Unique Identification Database Authority, is set to become the first Indian to receive Yale university`s prestigious Legend in Leadership Award.

First batch of UID numbers by 2010-end: Nilekani

The first batch of the UID number is expected to be ready by 2010 end, Nandan Nilekani said.

First batch of ID numbers in next 18 months: Nilekani

The first batch of
unique identification numbers would be issued in the next 18
months, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
Chairman Nandan Nilekani on Tuesday said.

Concern about UID being secure legitimate: Nilekani

There is "legitimate concern"
about the unique identification number`s database being secure
from possible hacking and free from any misuse, head of the
ambitious project Nandan Nilekani has said.

Delhi residents to get ID in 3 yrs time: Nilekani

Chairman of Unique Identification
Authority of India Nandan Nilekani on Wednesday said residents of
Delhi may get their identification numbers within next three
years.

It`s new life for me, says Nilekani on UIAI project

IT icon Nandan Nilekani,
handpicked by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to create a
national database of identity details of citizens, feels he is
beginning a "new life".