UIDAI to host 4-day Aadhaar Hackathon 2021 from October 28
New Delhi: To mark Aadhaar transitioning to the next decade of its existence, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is hosting a hackathon titled “Aadhaar Hackathon 2021” with a renewed objective to further improvise its resident experience and various services.
The hackathon, targeted at young innovators who are still at various engineering institutes, is themed around two topics and will start on October 28 2021 at 0000 hours and will continue till October 31, 2o21 up to 2300 hours.
The first theme is around “Enrolment and Update”, which essentially covers some of the real-life challenges being faced by the residents while updating their address.
The second theme of the hackathon is around the “Identity and Authentication” solution offered by UIDAI. Under this theme, 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 API – 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.
To solve these challenges through innovative technological solutions, UIDAI is reaching out to the young minds of all the Engineering colleges.
The winners of each theme would be rewarded by UIDAI through prize money and other lucrative benefits. All the young minds are encouraged to form teams and participate in this first-ever event being conducted by the Aadhaar team. Details of the event and online registration form are available at https://hackathon.uidai.gov.in/.
-global bihari bureau