FB Live: Should India Rely on Aadhaar? Nandan Nilekani Explains

Nandan Nilekani on why his team chose biometric data to back Aadhaar.

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Infosys Co-founder and former Aadhar Chairman Nandan Nilekani. (Courtesy: The News Minute/ <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page">Wikimedia Commons</a>)

Should India rely on Aadhaar?

In a conversation with BloomberQuint, Nandan Nilekani, Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) talks of why his team chose biometric data to back Aadhaar and explains if the Aadhaar Act includes enough safeguards, amid concerns of stolen fingerprints and reports of failure rates.

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