The government is set to argue that the Aadhaar rules and legal framework support the concept of “limited government“ in terms of collecting minimal required information while the security of its data meets international standards.
The legislation governing Aadhaar also prohibits UIDAI, other ministries and departments and private users to share the identification information without consent of the individual.
The source rejected the allegation that as many as 10 crore applicants had been rejected incorrectly as “duplicate“ identities. In fact the system seemed to be working as once biometrics are recorded they are not regenerated again. There can be a case of numbers not being orrectly delivered, but duplication was ruled out.