Are You Going To Have 2 Aadhaar Numbers? Demystifying The Aadhaar Virtual ID (Video)

After the massive expose by The Tribune of the deficiencies in the highly porous Aadhaar database, the authorities finally woke up.

First, in a classic ‘sarkaari’ knee-jerk reaction, the UIDAI sued the journalist who broke the story which earned them a lot of wrath from all corners. But their second move was a bit better.

Read More: What If We Were Asked To Link Almost Everything to Our Aadhar Cards?

They have introduced a program called the Virtual ID program wherein the ID can be used as a proxy for your actual Aadhaar number.

Opinions are still emerging about this program and people are divided on whether this is a good option, check out the video for a full explainer.

Sources: The Tribune, Scroll, NDTV

Image Credits: Google Images

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