GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF ELECTRONICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2631

TO BE ANSWERED ON: 24.03.2017


TRANSACTION FRAUDS UNDER AADHAAR SCHEME

 

  1. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of ELECTORNICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state:

 

(a)The details of the number of cases of transaction frauds registered under the Aadhaar scheme in the last two years;

 

(b)The details of action taken in these cases; and

 

(c)The details of the steps taken so far by the Ministry to ensure that Aadhaar linked transaction frauds are minimized?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE FOR ELECTRONICS AND INFROMATION TECHNOLOGY

(SHRI P.P. CHAUDHARY)

 

(a): No case of transaction frauds has been registered under the Aadhaar Scheme in the last two years.

 

(b): Not Applicable in view of (a) above.

 

(c): A number of steps have been undertaken to ensure the transactions are carried out in secure manner. The same have been enforced through legal and technological measures. Legal measures are enforced through Aadhaar Act 2016 and Aadhaar (Authentication) Regulations, 2016. Key legal provisions as mentioned in Aadhaar (Authentication) Regulation are enumerated below:-

> Chapter-II : Aadhaar Authentication Framework

> Chapter-III : Appointment of Requesting Entities and Authentication Service Providers

> Chapter-IV : Authentication Transaction Data and Authentication Records

 

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