What a difference two years can make.
In 2009, the Unique Identification Project spearheaded by the government's then golden boy, Nandan Nilekani, was a much publicised and pampered one.
Today, it has become everybody's favourite whipping boy.
The project chief aim was simple: to disseminate unique identification numbers to every resident of the country, chiefly benefiting those with no identity such as the poor and migrants who find it difficult to get access basic entitlements like a ration card, a phone connection or a bank account.
Saturday, 1 October 2011
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