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An overview of the issues with the UID project, organized around five themes: undemocratic process for project initiation and development; civil liberties; benefits and efficiency; limits of technology; and costs and finance
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– Anti-terror agenda not pro-poor agenda hence much potential for harassment of the undocumented poor.
– Limited benefit without universal coverage
– UID beneficial to the poor only if social security organizations make changes to their service delivery mechanism, which will entail very high additional investment.