India Identity

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India is attempting to give every one of its citizens an individual biometric identity. It’s the world’s largest technological project. Critics say it is a huge waste of money, and is susceptible to fraud. But its advocates believe it could help transform the nation, cutting fraud in the welfare system, and bringing tens, if not hundreds of millions of poor people, into the banking system. Peter Day travels to India to investigate.

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Sun 17 Mar 2013 15:32 GMT

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