September 14, 2017
Aadhaar: India's 12 Digit Revolution - A Review by The Statesman
Shankkar Aiyar speaks to The Statesman about his new book, Aadhaar: A Biometric History of India's 12 Digit Revolution.
July 27, 2017
Excerpt of Aadhaar: A Biometric History Of India’s 12-Digit Revolution
Swarajya carries an engrossing excerpt of Shankkar Aiyar's latest book, which looks at how a thirty-minute meeting between Nandan Nilekani and Prime Minister Modi that resurrected the Aadhaar.
March 26, 2017
Is Aadhaar Grounded in Adequate Law and Regulations?
In this article, Visiting Fellow, Renuka Sane asks if the legal foundations on which the Aadhaar operates match up to the requirements of a program that is likely to touch the lives of all citizens of India....
April 06, 2016
Karthik Muralidharan on Studying the Use of Biometric Smartcards in Public Programmes
Watch Karthik Muralidharan discuss his co-authored Working Paper, "Payments Infrastructure and the Performance of Public Programs: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India".
March 15, 2016
How To Kickstart The Economy
Beyond creating a modern welfare state, Aadhaar can also be leveraged to democratise credit
December 16, 2015
Aadhar is Not Going Anywhere - Interview with Nandan Nilekani
Nandan Nilekani, former UIDAI chairman talks about how Indians are on the cusp of a similar transformation in banking and payments. He uses the example of IDFC bank as a private player who is leveraging Aadhar for secure financial transactions
November 03, 2015
Nandan Nilekani, Viral Shah and Dr Reuben Abraham at Asia Society's Governance 2.0, 7 November 2015, Mumbai
Asia Society hosts a discussion on the new book "Rebooting India"
April 27, 2014
The mysteries of 'dead' and 'deleted' voters
The election day debacle in Mumbai shows that the Election Commission's voter list data have long been suspect. Aadhaar would be a great solution for second-level authentication.