Compromise reached over UID project: Chidambaram

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P Chidambaram
New Delhi, Jan 27: A compromise has been reached over the Unique Identification Number (UID) project by the Planning Commission and the Home Ministry, said Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday, Jan 27.

He further said the National Population Register (NPR) and the UIDAI will bear no duplication of work. The Planning Commission and the Home Ministry have been at loggerheads over the security issue on the UIDAI project.

Talking about the biometric data, Chidambaram said that a single authority will collect it. The collection of biometric data had also sparked controversy.

He said that the use of Aadhar number will also begin soon.

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