Friday, January 25, 2019

Parliament amends Aadhaar Act to aid legitimate use of Aadhaar by private companies


With the amendment of Aadhaar Act, the Indian government is ensuring the continued use of Aadhaar by private banking and telecom companies in accordance with the Supreme Court ruling which upheld the legal validity of Aadhaar. To this end, the government has proposed a series of amendments to the Aadhaar Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services Act of 2016, the Telegraph Act of 1885 & the Prevention of Money Laundering Act of 2002.           

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Advantages of Aadhaar paperless offline eKYC.


Recently UIDAI has launched Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC to freely use it for sharing address proof and ID proof data while keeping secrecy, safety, and inclusion. It is an offline method for identity verification where verification can be done without sharing biometrics or even Aadhaar number. This method also enables determination for Aadhaar related information you want to give for identification purposes. There are two ways to do offline Aadhaar verification. 1) By using the QR code on the Aadhaar card, 2)Via Paperless local e-KYC. The Paperless local e-KYC includes the creation of a digitally signed XML which can be saved in PCs and mobile phone.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

How Aadhaar card can help people in flood situation?


Kerala is slowly limping back to normalcy after the devastating floods, loss of property and important documents is among the many unavoidable impacts for many survivors. Transferring and accepting money in flood situation is very difficult. The banks and ATMs won't be opened and the normal people will suffer a lot because of this. If you want to send the relief money to the needy one, you can't send the money without a middleman. This can be easily changed by using Aadhaar and digital money transfer. Some of these methods are detailed in the following sections. We will also look at how the use of Aadhaar and related technology can be handy in keeping your documents safe in such situations too.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Upside-down world of Cryptocurrencies

This is a repost of my Medium blog post
Cryptocurrencies are projects that aim to create new digital currencies that exist on its own without the need for a government agency to back it up and provide validity. The software ensures that the currency cannot be duplicated or spend multiple times like copy-pasting files on a computer. The software system of the cryptocurrency is a distributed system that resides on multiple systems that communicate among themselves. This means that even if some parts of the systems are taken down, the cryptocurrency would still exist.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Why insurance sector needs to adopt eSign in big way


The main channels through which insurance firms had received and replied to its customers used to be through direct sales and telephone. But nowadays, it is unbelievable that any organizations, including insurers, do not involve an online sales channel through which it can provide a whole service to current digital consumers. To approach this new type of customer, the old threads of communication don't work, because their ways of utilizing products and duties are different from former generations.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

How healthcare industry can use E-sign effectively?


The healthcare industry is going through significant changes. To provide effective and high-quality care, healthcare providers need to rely on proper and perfect medical reports. Healthcare providers are looking for ways to become more productive. Paper forms can be a big trouble for patients and staff. Forms are handwritten notes that can be hard to read and patients often forget to fill out essential information. It eases healthcare institutions eliminate the need to print, scan and handle documents.

Monday, July 30, 2018

How Electronic signatures are useful in logistics industry?


The logistics industry serves in acquiring, producing, and distributing products/goods to the desired target and in right quantities. In a business sense, the logistics process entails not only the transportation and delivery of products, but also the storage, inventory, handling, and packaging of these products. The transportation processes should be cost-effective, efficient and most importantly, convenient for their customers. Technology has been a major contributing factor to achieve this much-needed ability and efficiency in the logistics sector.