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AADHAAR is safe and secure says UIDAI

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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said assured that Aadhaar data is completely safe and secure and citizens need not worry about it..

In a reply to RTI, UIDAI said, ‘ Aadhaar number is not a secret number and it is to be shared with authorised agencies if one wishes to avail a certain service or benefit of government welfare schemes or other services.

Assuring safety, the reply said, ‘Aadhaar data is fully safe and secure and there has been no data leak or breach at UIDAI,” the authority said in response to a report based on RTI that 210 government websites made Aadhaar information public . There was no breach or leakage of Aadhaar data from UIDAI database or server…,” it said in a statement.

The UIDAI also said that it ‘found that approximately 210 websites of central government, state government departments including educational institutes were displaying the list of beneficiaries along with their name, address, other details and Aadhaar numbers for information of general public’.

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