Government agencies face the intricate challenge of effectively and securely controlling population flows,
identifying individuals, and managing their access to services, while aligning their strategies with citizen’s
expectations for convenience, security and privacy. Identity Management initiatives, especially after the
increased frequency of terrorist attacks around the world, have become a political imperative of
unprecedented urgency, for an increasing number of governments around the world. The India’s answer
to this challenge is expressed through the proposed UID Scheme.
This paper details all the architecture considerations and its realizations ...