@UID project
HCL to deploy smart card based PDS solution
by CXOtoday Staff    May 26, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
HCL Infosystems has bagged an order to implement India's first smart card based solutions for Public Distribution System in the union territory of Chandigarh. The project will see distribution of smart card based ration cards to the families...
Banks to Meet UDAI Chairman Nilekani
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 31, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The Indian Banks' Association (IBA) is working on combining the unique identification project (UID) with the financial inclusion projects of banks. The IBA recently held a meeting of bankers in Mumbai to discuss, among other things,...
UID Project Gets Rs. 120 Crore
by CXOtoday Staff    Jul 06, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The unique identification project (UID) has been allotted Rs. 120 crore by the central government in Budget 2009. The UID project is the Indian equivalent of the US Social Security number scheme. Each Indian citizen will get a unique...