India Insight: A quest for unique ID
By Oineetom Ojah | Published On: August 04, 2012 11:45 (IST) | Duration: 7 min, 32 sec
The food security bill is not the only ambitious socio-economic endeavor which is battling delays and controversies. The Aadhar or Unique Identity program is also being forced into making some course corrections. While the project, headed by Nandan Nilekani, is continuing enrollments at the promised pace, questions remain on whether it will have the intended impact, particularly in rural areas.