UID for Dummies

September 20, 2011

by Simi Chacko and Pratiksha Khanduri

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List of contents :

Introduction
A. UID: The Basics
B. The Enrolment Process
C. Benefits of UID
D. Concerns: Biometrics, Privacy, Data security, Surveillance
E. UID and Other Databases
F. Similar Initiatives across the World
Endnote
References
Appendix 1: Valid Identification Documents
Appendix 2: ID Systems and Debates across the World
Notes

(The authors are graduate students at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU, New Delhi) and the Delhi School of Economics, respectively.)