Technology Strategy

Technology will have a major role throughout the implementation of the National ID program especially in the UIN infrastructure. The UIN database will be stored in a dispersed manner using the existing infrastructures of data servers. Enrollment of the residents will be computerized, and information exchange between Regional Repositories and the Central System will be over a network. Authentication of the resident will also be online.

The strategy on technology considers a range of dimensions, including cost, capacity, interoperability, usage, security, and long term viability.

The digital identification system includes the following main components:

  • The UIN Central Database
  • The Biometric System
  • The Enrollment Client 
  • Electronic Credentials
  • The Network 
  • The Security Design as well as 
  • The Administration System which will help to administer the UIDAI’s operations

The overall functional architecture is as follows: