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Blockchain for a "Secured" AADHAAR

AADHAAR is gradually becoming the “Most Important” digital identity (like a social security number in US) for the citizens of India. It is considered to be more important than any other identities such as Passport, Driving License, PAN card etc. as it is being recognized as the “Mandatory” proof for the authenticity of an Indian citizen, for all the Govt. as well as private transactions, starting from availing the subsidized residential gas benefits  to operating a trading account or even getting a Passport. Because of this, the secured accessibility & immutability of that digital identity is very critical. The AADHAR card once issued to a citizen should not be subjected to change especially in terms of AADHAAR number, name of the person etc.; Any compromise on AADHAR can lead to problems related to mistaken identity. Storing AADHAAR information in a Blockchain platform is a natural choice , as Blockchain offers "Cryptographically" secured decentralized storage and facilit…

Blockchain & b2b Transactions