The UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) agency, issuing Aadhaar has denied the statement by an activist who doubted “Aadhaar removing bogus beneficiaries as distorted”.
Ajay Bhushan Pandey, the CEO of UIDAI responds to the claim in an e–mail statement saying
In turn Pandey defended saying Aadhaar is a technology meant to empower people and not meant to exclude them from any benefits offered by the Government. As Aadhaar Act itself
He further argued that it is the responsibility of the agency to enrol the beneficiaries and provide the individual with benefits till the person is given Aadhaar.
Another Statement made by Ajay Bhushan Pandey saying that