The exceptional Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) stated its enrolment software includes necessary checks and safeguards to safeguard against any manipulation, even since it discredited the claims from the report as “baseless and untrue”.
The announcement comes following reports of alleged tampering of this Aadhaar enrolment applications and being offered in the black market, which allegedly bypasses operators’ biometric authentication and eases issuance of all Aadhaar cards with no documents.
“Additionally, all such enrolment efforts become rejected and Aadhaar isn’t generated. According to date over 50,000 operators are blacklisted,” that the UIDAI additional statement said. The UIDAI stated its system suits all of the biometric, which is 10 fingerprints and irides, of a resident registering for Aadhaar together with the biometrics of Aadhaar holders prior to issuing the 12 digit identifier.
“No operator could make or upgrade Aadhaar unless the resident herself or himself gives her or his biometric. Any enrolment or upgrade request is processed just once biometric resident is authenticated,” UIDAI explained.
Detailing the rigorous procedures followed with it, UIDAI stated before processing of their enrolment or updation action, the operator’s biometric and other parameters can also be assessed. Just once all tests are shown to be prosperous, enrolment or updation petition of resident is further processed.
“A number of these tests consist of biometric test of operator, validity of operator, enrolment system, enrolment bureau and registrar, that can be verified in UIDAI’s backend system prior to further processing is finished.