Making Aadhaar Mandatory: Benefits and Drawbacks

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Shriya said:   3 years ago
Making Aadhar mandatory: benefits and drawbacks.

Aadhar is the 12 digit number identity which is obtained from voluntarily by the residents and passport holders of India, which is based on the biometric and demographic information of the people. Aadhar is the residential proof of people and not the citizenship of the people. Aadhar is need everywhere as a proof. Due to this, we don't have to carry a bunch of documents. Also it is linked with our bank accounts and mobile no. , because of this, we get the information of any transaction done through our bank account. From Aadhar we also get the information about the person, his/her city, also is the person of our country or not. Wherever we go the first document ask to us for the verification is Aadhar. It is also helpful for many schemes and subsidies. It will also help in identify a person in the case such as missing and accident. Aadhar has also make online transactions simpler. We can make a passport within 10 days with the help of Aadhar. But the only drawback is the security of the data. Nowadays we see many cases of hacking data. If there is on security issues then there is no problem for making Aadhar mandatory.

Bhairavi said:   5 years ago
Good morning to one and all.

In my opinion, making aadhaar mandatory is beneficial not only for government but also for the citizens. UIDAI has made a provision for each citizen of India regardless of his/her citizenship, to make aadhaar card, which is considered as proof of identity. Using technical advancements for identity drive reduces the human effort. With the upcoming government schemes, instead of having various documents for verifcation, we can simply provide the aadhar number, which contains demographic and biometric information of a person. It also helps the NPR (National popluation register) to keep all the records of people.

It can also help gov officials to track the person doing sim card frauds.

However, everything has pros and cons. Due to lack of technical security, data protection has become a major issue. Hackers hack the system, and leak out the personal info of a citizen and as a result person has to face difficulties.

Last but not the least I would like to conclude our discussion by saying that people can reap the benefits of this initiative, provided there are proper privacy and security measures for protecting citizen's sensitive data.

Prasanta said:   5 years ago
Hello, everyone, I am Prasanta.

As a coin has 2 opposite side similarly this initiative of making Aadhar card has pros and cons both.

First of all, I want to say Aadhar card makes our life easier. For identity proof, earlier days we need a lot of document but now we can easily do that by Aadhaar. As Aadhaar card is related to fingerprint or retina scan which can never be duplicated so false Aadhar card cannot be made which is the main drawback of other cards. For making bank account or buying sim card Aadhaar is enough. We can get passport within 10 days only. As Aadhaar is related to a bank account, sim card etc just by Aadhar card we can do a lot of things safely like money transaction by mobile, withdraw of cash in bank Etc. Corruption is decreased much like we cannot be disturbed an unknown person intentionally for getting fun as we can get all info using Aadhaar.

But it has also some cons.

If Aadhar card is hacked every personal document can be hacked even bank account also. For a handicapped person, we have to think in a different manner for making Aadhar card safely.

Pratiksha sanam said:   8 months ago
Yes, making Aadhar card is mandatory because of this is the most important document in Indian identity it's required because whenever we go there firstly ask your an Aadhar card in government documents they cannot proceed without an Aadhar card even though a child's school admission process being with the Aadhar card like documents. So everyone has the necessary to kept Aadhar card using Aadhar card lots of people are helpful especially old age people who just show their Aadhar card they can roam everywhere whenever they want because they want no bus charges using their Aadhar card and the number we can easily fetch the information and get info it will detect the age proper name and address so it will help in when we have any documents related the government it's most useful and important.

As per my thinking, everything has any drawbacks also I have seen many people are not haven't Aadhar cards miss lots of opportunities because of that and also it will take a little bit of extra time to update so it's also helpful as well as some drawbacks are there.

Arijit said:   4 years ago
Good morning everyone, Thanks to everybody for giving me an opportunity to speak something on the given topic "Making Aadhaar Mandatory: Benefits and drawbacks".

As you all know Aadhaar is one of the most secure databases provided by our government.


1. As it is linked to the bank accounts, it is easier for us to make the transaction easier and when a transaction is done by some person it has to go through any banks or financial institution so, that government can make a track which will help to collect tax revenue.

2. Now the government make sure that everyone who has PAN card has to link with Aadhaar card so that it will prevent money laundering & Black money transfer to an extent.


1. Not everyone has an Aadhaar card with them so it will create difficulties for them if Aadhaar made compulsory.

So, before making Aadhar Mandatory government has to make sure that every citizen of our country must have an Aadhaar card with them. It can not be imposed on everyone, it can be adopted by the people of the country.

Amarjeet said:   3 years ago
Hello everyone,

In my opinion, Making Aadhaar mandataory is very good intiative taken by government. It is helpful not only for government but also for people. It aid our government to identify people of the country. Aadhaar helps to reduce the corruption from the system. In our country many people take benefits two or more time of the government scheme which leads to reduce the government efficiency. But after making Aadhaar mandetory is reduce the making malpractise with the govenment. People also get advantage from the Aadhaar by using them as an identiprove. Through the Aadhaar, people have a right to be do any think in the country. After having Aadhaar card to everyone, the government easy reduce the fraudness and the terrorist atack which done by the terrorist as a form of human bomb.

But inspite of that it have some drawback for example,

To be hack all the information of the public.

To be increase fraudness by the people by using other man bimatric etc.

Prakash bhati said:   2 years ago
Greetings to all.

Making Aadhar Mandatory, yes I think.

It should be mandatory because it reduces the paperwork and we have to no keep with us many I'd's proof like ration card, pan card, etc and any other. It helps to the government to do work easier. The main thing of it that everyone has his/her id proof whether he is an adult or child. Many works in our daily life become easier by it such as schooling, collage, form verification, bank accounts, sim cards and many more. So because of it benami sampati is becoming disclose and many people are taking his /her wheat and rice which provides by Indian government easier because of Aadhar card.

But in a modern technical era many people doing misuse the Aadhar. They find easily database of anyone from hack the Aadhar card. Nd misuse the Aadhar in the election is increasing year by year.

So in the last, I want to say that Aadhar should be mandatory but in awareness of people and government also.

Thank you all.

Shahzaman Khair said:   3 years ago
I think It is a good initiative by Govt of India. To give Digital identity to the people of India. It is beneficial for many aspects like Banking and other Govts Body. By this initiative Crime rate decrease like financial fraud, Sim card fraud. Because earlier we have voter I'd card which is not relevant in terms of security. Miss use happened frequently in the past years. But after initiate Aadhar, it is a great pleasure for safety issue and one of the most important things is biometric which is only in Aadhaar. So I think Aadhaar is very important these days and we can see it is mandatory in many places. But I want to explain some drawbacks of Aadhaar.

1 - Synthetic fingerprint generators may duplicate biometrics.
2 - People are in fear that govt can track all their transactions.
3 - Financial transactions without a person's consent.

4 - Personal information privacy issues. So this is my viewpoint of Making Aadhaar is Mandatory: Benefits and Drawbacks.

Raj SIngh said:   5 years ago
Making Aadhaar Mandatory: Benefits and Drawbacks.

Hi Friends, My Name is Raj Sing.

As I read the comments of my friends that we all know that Aadhaar card is mandatory is good step taken by Indian government and its mandatory everywhere as a ID Proof which is good for our future it will be finish the duplicity in any filed and every one trace and identify easily with fingerprints and eye scan. By which crime will decrease and everyone thinks to do anything wrong. But it has to be some implement I think it should be started in bus or shops also by which everyone will have transparent on his work.

And about it's drawbacks one of the most issue is that data storage because it's a very huge size and the main thing is how to protect this form the hikers as recently I heard a news that UIDAI data has been stolen by some hikers I do not know it's a true or false but its really a big issue if it got hiked then everyone got a big issue.


Narinder Kumar said:   2 years ago
According to me making Aadhar mandatory is a good initiative taken by our government Because it has more advantage than disadvantages some of the advantages are.

-it is the unique id of everyone who has full biometric of oneself include fingerprint, eye scanning, and address.

-now we do have not to carry our passport, driving license, and other documents for identification at any place.

-it is beneficial to all age persons because under the age of 18 we cannot have a passport, license pan card, and other documents.

-data in Aadhar is secured and no one can access our data until we cannot give OTP to anyone.

-it is managed by govt organization UIDAI so have not to be afraid of anything like leaking of our data.

The only drawback is a lack of awareness in uneducated people they can share their OTP by coming in a cage of hackers and fraud. But this drawback can be removed by Aware the people.

Thank you.

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