Alternatives to Aadhaar-based Biometrics in the Public Distribution System

Allu, R and Deo, S and Devalkar, S K (2019) Alternatives to Aadhaar-based Biometrics in the Public Distribution System. Economic and Political Weekly, 5 (12).

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Abstract

States across the country are taking steps towards providing digital identities to beneficiaries of their public distribution systems. In doing so, the use of Aadhaar-based biometrics seems to be the preferred choice of method. However, several other methods exist for the same and have been adopted by different states at different points in time. States currently embarking on the journey of providing digital identities to their beneficiaries might benefit from evaluating all available alternatives before adopting a suitable method.

Affiliation: Indian School of Business
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Allu, RUNSPECIFIED
Deo, Shttp://orcid.org/0000-0002-3233-6014
Devalkar, S Khttp://orcid.org/0000-0002-3708-9104
Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aadhaar, Biometrics, Public Distribution System
Subjects: Socio Political System
Depositing User: Veeramani R
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2019 15:14
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2019 13:05
URI: http://eprints.exchange.isb.edu/id/eprint/720
Publisher URL: https://www.epw.in/journal/2019/12/special-article...
Publisher OA policy: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0012-9976/
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