UIDAI bans sharing of Aadhaar details

Posted on:16 Sep 2016 18:16:41
UIDAI bans sharing of Aadhaar details
16 September 2016 Current Affairs: In a step to ensure that the details of Aadhaar is not misused, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) asked agencies in possession of Aadhaar number of an individual to not publish or post the information publicly.

It said that the agencies will have to ensure security and confidentiality of the 12-digit resident identification number under the Aadhaar Act.

The core biometric information, collected by the Authority, cannot be shared with anyone for any reason.Any violation of the Aadhaar Act will constitute an offence and is punishable under the Act.

The agencies that collect the Aadhaar number will also have to specify whether submission of the number or proof of Aadhaar is mandatory or voluntary.

The regulations also provide for obtaining consent of the Aadhaar number holder for collection, storage and use of the same for specified purposes.

Monthly Current Affairs

Current Affairs Section

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs January 2018

22 JANUARY
NEWS
21 JANUARY
NEWS
20 JANUARY
NEWS
19 JANUARY
NEWS

Current Affairs December 2017

31 DECEMBER
NEWS
30 DECEMBER
NEWS
29 DECEMBER
NEWS
28 DECEMBER
NEWS

Current Affairs November 2017

30 NOVEMBER
NEWS
29 NOVEMBER
NEWS
28 NOVEMBER
NEWS
27 NOVEMBER
NEWS