The Unique National Identity Number scheme in India seems to have been left to the whims of the concerned committe Demographic Data Standards and Verification Procedue [ DDSVP ]headed by N Vittal in its report to the Unique Identification Authority of India [ UIDAI ] chaired by Nilekani Nandan because this committe has unwisely recommended non inclusion of the date/place of birth/residence in the Unique ID [UID ]on grounds of the PROBABLE RISK OF PROFILING BASED ON , SAY FOR EXAMPLE, REGION!
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WELL, IF SUCH ARE THE MISPLACED FEARS OF THIS COMMITTE, WE COULD VERY WELL DO WITHOUT ANY SUCH UNIQUE NUMBERS because any piece of information on this unique card may very well be misused!
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Thakur Sher Singh Parmar