New Delhi: On Wednesday the new concept of "Virtual ID" has been come. Its kind of a two layer concept of Aadhar card service, the UIDAI came up with a new software which generate a new 16- number digit to secure the individual private information including Aadhar Number and other personal details.
A Petitioner reviled in a statement that Adhaar Virtual ID is is unworkable and Untested.The UIDAI is trying to rectify technical breach by its untested technology, he said.The Supreme Court is hearing the petitioners' legal challenge to the validity of the 12-digit Unique Identification Number and the government's move to make it mandatory.
Yesterday, the UIDAI - the authority that runs the government's Aadhaar programme - announced the virtual ID system saying it would check leak and misuse of bio metric data collected from millions of Indians.
The "Virtual ID", reportedly in the making for months, debuted days after a newspaper report claimed access to the Aadhaar database for just Rs 500 paid digitally.
In yesterday's order, the UIDAI said it would release the Virtual ID software by 1 March. People will be able to generate a temporary 16-digit number that can be shared instead of the Aadhaar number for various services like at airline or railway counters.
The Aadhaar authority has also introduced the concept of global authentication agencies, mostly government bodies, which will have access to e-Know Your Customer (e-KYC) information.
The Supreme Court is hearing a number of petitions that have challenged the validity of Aadhaar and linking of the ID to phones, account numbers, various services and welfare schemes.
These all are happening due to the security of Data of million of people. The security of million data is Compulsory and mandatory thats why this is happening.