Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about $1 billion per annum: World Bank
The World Bank has said that India’s Aadhaar ID will save the government $1 billion annually by curbing corruption. India’s Aadhaar digital identification system has already reached close to one billion people enabling many of the poor to access services more easily and making it possible for government to deliver welfare services more easily. India is close to registering its entire 1.25 billion population usingAadhaar ID, the World Bank said.
Technology can be transformational. A digital identification system such as India’s Aadhaar, by overcoming complex information problems, helps willing governments to promote the inclusion of disadvantaged groups,” the World Bank said.