Jeevan Pramaan enabled pensioners to authenticate themselves using Aadhaar — to show that they are alive — instead of being physically present at a government office.
Chandrasekaran will be working out of the Silicon Valley headquarters of the company and will help develop strategies and partnerships for the platform that already boasts of a billion users globally.
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The Chandigarh-based company uses its auto fleet for the deliveries as well and already has partnerships with florists, restaurants and grocers for this service.
The app will be first enabled for Android phones, followed by those of Apple and Microsoft operating systems.
“It is an extremely complex and ambitious exercise. It involves banks. It involves small businesses, big businesses, tax payers, states." Sikka said.
Many political parties and states like West Bengal have objected to Aadhaar being made mandatory for a host of services while many people are still without Aadhaar.
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E-sign takes away the hassle from digitally signing documents by using the real-time Aadhaar-based authentication system.
The M-SIPS policy incentivises companies to manufacture domestically by providing them a 20-25% subsidy on capital expenditure.
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