Core Biometrics Under Aadhar Totally Safe: Ravi Shankar

Asserting that core biometrics under Aadhaar were safe and secure, the government today said the use of the unique identification mechanism has ensured savings of over Rs. 90,000 crore by eliminating middlemen.

Addressing concerns over the safety of Aadhaar database raised during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “There has been no case of misuse of UIDAI database till date”.

Mr Prasad said the government has provided a proper framework for Aadhaar by creating a legislative framework to back it.

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