Friday, 5 December 2014


The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) accountable for realizing the AADHAAR plan, a unique recognition scheme. It was recognized in 2009, February & will possess & functions the Unique Identification Number record. The power intends to offer an exclusive id number to every Indian, and it is not a smart cards. Database of people’s biometric & different records will be maintained by the authority.

The organization is headed through a chairman, and he will have a cabinet position. The UIDAI is division of the Indian Planning Commission. Previous Infosys Technologies’ co-chairman Nandan Nilekani, was selected as the 1st authority Chairman in 2009, June. IAS Officer of Government of Jharkhand, Mr. Ram Sewak Sharma, is Authority’s Director General & Mission Director.
Salient features of Aadhaar
Aadhaar is a twelve digit exclusive number that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will provide for every Indian citizen (on a charitable basis). The numeral will be stockpiled in a centralized record & coupled to the essential demographics & biometric knowledge – photograph, 10 fingerprints & iris – of every person. It is effortlessly confirmable through online, cost- efficient method. It is exclusive & vigorous sufficient to abolish the huge number of copy & forged uniqueness in government & private records. The arbitrary number produced will be devoid of any categorization depending on caste, faith, religion & topography.
Pre Launch
Prior to being given with infrastructure of government, a core growth panel was collected mainly of non-resident Indians who returned to India only for this scheme. The Wall Street Journal named this as Dream Team of Nilekani.  The core group incorporated Srikanth Nadhamuni, Pramod Varma, Wyly Wade, Salil Prabhakar, amid several different. Mainly the tech gurus who planned the exclusive ID scheme were of Indian-origin, & volunteered to assist the attempt without charge. This first group given the alpha edition of the software, the plan & ran the evidence of idea in the countryside.
On September 29, 2010 in Maharashtra state UIDAI started AADHAAR plan in the ethnic village, Tembhli, in Shahada, Nandurbar. The plan was launched by Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh beside with UPA president Sonia Gandhi. The 1st inhabitant to get an AADHAAR was Tembhli village’s Rajana Sonawane.
Name and Logo

UID scheme is recognized as AADHAAR' which means 'support' or 'foundation’ & its symbol is a yellow sun that has in its centre fingerprint entrenched. Atul Sudhakar Rao Pande designed the logo.

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