Ministries & Departments

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), New Delhi

The Unique Identification Authority (UIDAI), New Delhi is a statutory authority established under the provisions of Aadhaar Act 2016 by the Govt. of India under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. The UIDAI is responsible for providing the basic identification and authentication services. It provides a unique identifier (Aadhaar number) to each resident and maintains their biometric and demographic data in a Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR). The UIDAI was established in 2009 and functions as part of the Planning Commission of India. The agency issues cards with the help of several registrar agencies composed of state-owned entities and departments as well as public sector banks and entities such as the Life Insurance Corporation of India.

Research Areas: Computer Sciences and Information Technology, Other Areas

Ministries: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Govt of India

Contact Name: Pankaj Kumar, Chief Executive Officer

Contact Address: Bangla Sahib Road, Behind Kali Mandir, Gole Market, New Delhi 110001

Contact Phone: 011 - 23478653


Fax: 011-23746211

State: Delhi

Output & Achievements

  • All the four levels (Login-Password, OTP, Digital Certificate, Fingerprint Biometric using Aadhaar Services) of authentication are available in production set-up on cloud at NIC Shastri Park, Delhi. 165+ Services registered and Over 6 Cr + transactions

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