Nandan Nilekani expressed hope that the target of issuing 60 crore Aadhaar numbers would be met by 2014.
The Supreme Court is expected to conduct a final hearing on Tuesday in a case related to implementation of Aadhar card by the Centre and various state governments.
Many other biometric approaches used to identify people are difficult to use.
The government has introduced the biometric identification system in 22 states, including Jammu and Kashmir, to nail hardcore criminals, parliament was told Tuesday.
Over 25 lakh officials will knock
at the doors of each citizen in the country soon as they
undertake the biggest census ever in history, covering India`s
1.2 billion population.
Delhi Government has started
the process of issuing bio-metric BPL cards so as to identify
"bogus beneficiaries" and streamline PDS system.
As part its effort to prevent
train mishaps in adverse weather conditions, Railways is
planning an advanced `biometric vigilance` system onboard
engines to alert the locomotive drivers.
In order to check misuse of the
phone facility given to its prisoners, Tihar jail authorities
plan to use a biometric fingerprint system.
Close on the heels of the Home Ministry installing biometric identification system in North Block, Railways have decided to install the same at its vital installations across the country.
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