India’s unique identification technology Aadhaar does not pose any privacy issue and worth emulating by other countries, said Bill Gates, Founder, Microsoft.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funded the World Bank, in a bid to extend this service to other countries.
Further, Nandan Nilekani, Infosys founder and the chief architect of Aadhaar, was consulted to help the World Bank on the project, said Gates.
He believes that this technology is inspiring and its benefits are very high.
According to official statistics, more than one billion people in India have enrolled in Aadhaar, the world’s largest biometric identification system.
More than a billion people in India have enrolled in Aadhaar, the world’s largest biometric ID system.
“Aadhaar in itself doesn’t pose any privacy issue because it’s just a bio ID verification scheme,” Gates, the head of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, responded Gates on concerns of privacy threat.