95% adults have Aadhaar, 90% trust security of their biometric data, survey reveals
Updated : November 25, 2019 01:57 PM IST
Nine in ten Aadhaar card holders trust that their data is safe in the system while eight in ten feel the biometric system has made the public distribution of rations, government employment schemes, or social pensions more reliable.
Despite Aadhaar not being a necessity for availing new SIM cards, 40 percent of the respondents said that the biometric data quickened the process of acquiring a new SIM compared to other IDs.
In Assam only 10 percent of the people have Aadhaar. Neighbouring Meghalaya has an Aadhaar penetration of 39 percent.
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