Is Aadhaar card a Smart card: Aadhaar Authentication Process through CIDR

By | August 21, 2014

Keeping in mind all factors related to security related of photo identity proof,  Aadhaar card has been launched by the UIDAI i.e. unique identification authority of India on behalf of the government of India and it is issued to all resident of India. Aadhaar card is also called as UID i.e. Unique Identification card or number and the unique number of an individual have been linked with the biometric data as to check his identity. Aadhaar card is based on the biometric and demographic information which help to alienate the risk of all fictitious activities which are very much prevalent in today’s world.

Aadhar card will act as a identity and address proof at the multiple places. A person can use Aadhaar card or Aadhaar number at various places like booking tickets online, for opening bank accounts, for permitting admissions in universities or in schools, applying for passport and at many other places where you need to give your identity proof. Aadhaar card number will act as a base for directly providing any benefits of any scheme of the government. Due to the increasing terrorist activities in India, Aadhar card will help in tracking the transactions and keeping of records of each transactions of an individual that are done or linked to Aadhaar card. Aadhaar card will play an important role for the low economic class people’s as Government will offer all the benefits like cash subsidy based on Aadhar linked Bank Accounts, So Aadhaar card provides them their own rights.

UID number is linked to details of Individual given at the time of registration of Aadhar Card and once you fill the UID No in the machine the complete details of that person will be generated, so there is no need of a separate smart card. UID card has so many uses like in the IT industry tracking professionals entering and exiting the company. Aadhaar card authentication is the process which includes verification of current demographic and/or biometrics details of the resident with the existing details already saved in Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) for verification. If current data matches with existing data in CIDR system replies with Yes and No message. FPS shops, NREGA centres, bank terminals, education institutions  will act as an Aadhar Authentication Centers and whole process will be online i.e. Checking of Data through internet with existing data saved on server. Through Authentication following Data will be verified Name, Address, Gender, Age/DOB, Mobile number, Email address and  Biometric Details Like Fingerprint Authentication.

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