The Indian government is ramping up efforts to fingerprint and iris scan the entirety of its 1.2 billion citizens in an ambitious scheme to issue national ID cards with biometric details. The plan has so far already enrolled 110 million people and issued 60 million numbers, with the aim of enrolling 200 million by this March and 600 million by 2014.

Find out about the history and consequences of biometric ID this week on GRTV – Behind the Headlines.

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  1. Essien Okokon says:

    Biometric lD Schemes ,how will affect citizens of d nations?

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