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Aadhaar Hackathon 2021

Aadhaar Hackathon 2021:

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will be hosting a Hackathon titled “Aadhaar Hackathon 2021”.

  • This is the first-ever event being conducted by the Aadhaar team.
  • A hackathon is an event, usually hosted by a tech company or organization, where programmers get together for a short period of time to collaborate on a project.
  • Its target is to to identify young innovators in the field of information technology
  • To solve the hackathon challenges through innovative technological solutions, UIDAI is reaching out to the young minds of all the Engineering colleges.
  • Themes: Aadhaar Hackathon 2021 is themed around two topics.
  • Enrolment and Update: It essentially covers some of the real-life challenges being faced by the residents while updating their address.
  • Identity and Authentication: UIDAI is soliciting innovative solutions to prove Identity without sharing the Aadhaar number or any demographics information.
  • Also, it is looking for innovative applications around face authentication Application Programming Interface (APIs), the newly launched authentication modality of UIDAI.
  • The objective is to popularize some of the existing and new APIs to solve the needs of residents.