A advanced story of idealism, negotiation and realpolitik documents how a revolution was once engineered.
Aadhaar was once born in July 2009, yoking smooth expertise and administration services to political will. The biometric-based specified identity method, outfitted by means of tech czar Nandan Nilekani and his staff of innovators, used to be designed to let subsidies and social spends succeed in their precise vacation spot, plug institutional corruption and keep trillions of tax-rupees. In July 2017, Aadhaar is 1.15 billion identities and becoming.
In Aadhaar: A Biometric heritage of India’s 12-digit Revolution, senior journalist Shankkar Aiyar strains the historical past of this bold, debatable project. He speaks with President Pranab Mukherjee, top Ministers Narendra Modi and Manmohan Singh, P. Chidambaram, Yashwant Sinha, Rahul Gandhi and others to rfile how politicians with diametrically adverse ideologies have been both made up our minds to propel Aadhaar.
Aiyar maps how Aadhaar’s software elevated past its unique reason. He researches its ups, downs and turnarounds; discusses the worries of activists and bureaucrats on strength misuse of the database for country surveillance; increases the pressing desire for a data-protection and privateness legislation and spells out the recommendations.
An strange modern dramatization, this ebook is a breathless journey via contemporary alterations in India’s political and monetary panorama.
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