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National Population Register to include Aadhaar details

The Registrar General of India will ask the UIDAI to verify biometrics of individuals for inclusion in the recently revived National Population Register (NPR) programme. With several cases reported from many parts of the country of foreign nationals staying back illegally, the government is actively considering implementing a nationwide NRC and deporting illegal immigrants. As on June 24, 2019, 1.23 billion residents have been enrolled under Aadhaar. Unlike Aadhaar, the NPR seeks to capture and correlate several other demographic details rather than restricting itself to biometrics. 

Read More at The Economic Times News date : 5 Aug 2019, Monday

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