India boldly takes biometrics where no country has gone before
06 February 2012 09:34 GMT

Iris is seen as the saviour of the UID project in India

From the very day the Unique ID program was announced, Raj Mashruwala saw the potential benefits it could bring to India, particularly in improving public benefit delivery, expanding financial inclusion and bridging an ever widening urban-rural gap. He has followed biometrics technology and has been a core contributor of ThinkUID.org, an organization of subject matter UID experts.

In this article, Mashruwala provides an in-depth insight into how well biometric technology is performing in India's UID project - and an explanation of why…