No popular Scheme for Adults to opt Out of Eaadhaar Programme, Says government representative photo (REUTERS)
But, in step with the SC judgement, essential measures are being undertaken to formulate an exit scheme best for the children achieving majority who do now not intend to avail the blessings of the scheme.
New Delhi: The authorities on Friday said no widespread scheme has been created that gives an adult the choice to decide out of the Aadhaar programme as there may be no such path from the perfect court.
But, in step with the SC judgement, essential measures are being undertaken to formulate an go out scheme only for the kids accomplishing majority who do now not intend to avail the advantages of the scheme, Minister of country for Electronics and facts technology S S Ahluwalia stated in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.
To a query on whether or not the precise identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had acquired requests for opting out of the Aadhaar scheme, the minister gave an affirmative reply.
“No standard option to exit from Eaadhaar turned into laid down via the Hon’ble courtroom as a binding path and consequently, no such alternative has been created,” he stated.
The minister stated pursuant to the judgment of the SC in September 2018, “such an go out scheme has only been mandated for kids who’ve been enrolled with consent in their mother and father, who will be given an option to go out on attaining the age of majority provided they do no longer intend to avail the advantages of the scheme”.
As a consequence, he said, vital steps to formulate such an exit scheme for kids accomplishing majority is being taken.
On whether or not UIDAI has prepared plans to delete all Aadhaar data with banks and telecom corporations, Ahluwalia said the compliance of the provisions of the Aadhaar Act, 2016, and the ultimate court docket order, inclusive of deletion of Aadhaar statistics, is required to be completed by way of the concerned inquiring for entity on receipt of request by way of an Aadhaar holder.