Technology


Powering the Manufacturing Sector

Cloud can assume different roles and help deliver essential goods and services in varied disguises. The essence lies in modulating cloud to suit individual requirements of various departments and organisations while addressing security concerns....


Role of Cloud in Services Delivery

Cloud can assume different roles and help deliver essential goods and services in varied disguises...


UID in Search of a Panacea

The Aadhaar number gives you robust identification of an individual and a robust method of verifying or authenticating an individual and ensures that he is the right person participating in a particular transaction...


UID at the Core

UID is an enabler that will create robustness. The tagging of UID number with different domains will ensure that the right individual gets the benefits...


Biometric Identity

A debate has been raging in India since Manmohan Singh government broadened the sphere of MNIC (Multi-purpose National Identity Cards) to National Population Register (NPR) appending into it a biometrics-based..


Aadhaar Incentivised

Having realised that not-for-profit nature of financial inclusion schemes was what did not let it take off, the governments have finally decided to incentivize Aadhaar enrolment, the largest identity scheme, they are banking on to tag host of social sector plans with...


Sir James Crosby’s Case for UID

Minus the name of the author and the country, Sir James Crosby’s report on United Kingdom’s now-scrapped Universal Identity Assurance System reads like a treatise on Unique Identity system hitherto rechristened Aadhaar...


Cloud, Aadhaar, Mobile (CAM)

In 1985, perhaps the best year in his term, Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi made a startling statement. Addressing young bureaucrats, he said only about 15 per cent of every rupee, that is 15 paise of every single rupee, spent for the poor actually reached the poor and the rest disappeared in a mysterious swamp somewhere in-between. He said, he reached this conclusion based on historical and existing evaluations and estimates given to him by officials in the field. His assertion became one of the oft-quoted postulations in India's governance debate ever since.

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