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CNN-News18 Impact: UIDAI Ensures Action Against Agencies Accepting Fake Addresses for Aadhaar

Mar 29, 2017 02:03 PM IST India India

In a major impact, days after CNN-News18 reported that how procuring an Aadhaar enrollment number is not foolproof, the UIDAI has taken cognizance of the matter. Speaking to CNN-News18's Sanket Upadhyay, the UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey promised action against agencies willing to accept fake addresses for Aadhaar enrollment numbers. Aadhaar is the government's most ambitious project which provides an identity to every Indian and prevents leakages in government subsidies.