Close this search box.

We are creating some awesome events for you. Kindly bear with us.

India: Aadhaar Records 252.5 Million e-KYC Transactions in September

The government’s flagship programme Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification card that serves as proof of identity and address for Indian citizens. The adoption of the technology and usage by citizens is steady and continues to progress well, the government said in a statement.

In September, 252.5 million e-know your customer (KYC) transactions were executed via Aadhaar, almost a 7.7% jump compared to August. An e-KYC transaction is carried out only with the explicit consent of the Aadhaar holder. It eliminates physical paperwork and in-person verification requirements for KYC. Aadhaar e-KYC service is playing an increasingly crucial role in banking and non-banking financial services by promoting a more transparent customer experience, the release claimed. The total number of e-KYC transactions via Aadhaar reached 12.97 billion by the end of September.

Further, the Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS) has promoted financial inclusion on all levels. Cumulatively, 15.49 billion last mile banking transactions were carried out through AEPS and the network of micro-ATMs by the end of last month. In September alone, over 210 million number of AEPS transactions were carried out across India.

Also last month, 1.75 billion authentication transactions were carried out via Aadhaar. Most of these monthly transactions were done by using fingerprint biometric authentication, followed by demographic and OTP authentication. So far, a total of 82.5 billion authentication transactions were completed by the end of September.

Aadhaar saturation is now near universal among the adult population of India. Among all age groups, Aadhaar saturation was 93.92% by end of September. During the same month, citizens updated more than 16.2 million Aadhaar cards as against 14.6 million such updates in August.

As of the end of September, a little above 666.3 million Aadhaar numbers have been successfully updated following requests from the residents. These upgradation requests are related to demographic as well as biometric updates and are done at both physical Aadhaar centres and by using the online Aadhaar platform.

In August, nearly 2.2 billion authentication transactions were carried out via Aadhaar, a growth of more than 44% against July 2022. The majority of the monthly transaction numbers were carried out using fingerprint biometric authentication (about 1.3 billion), followed by demographic authentications, and OTP authentications. Further, as of the end of the month, a cumulative number of about 80.74 billion Aadhaar authentications were carried out, as against around 78.6 billion such authentications by the end of July.

Aadhaar has been supporting the vision of the Digital India initiative, the government has said. Launched in 2015, the Digital India initiative is a flagship programme, which aims to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.

Aadhaar is a digital infrastructure for e-governance and a catalyst for ease of living and ease of doing business. The digital ID is helping various ministries and departments in the centre and states to improve efficiency, transparency, and the delivery of welfare services to the targeted beneficiaries. Around 1,000 social welfare schemes in the country run by both the Centre and states have been notified to use Aadhaar.

India has a plethora of public service portals and platforms to better engagre people and offer improved citizen experiences. Bhavishya 9.0, a portal for pensioners, was developed by the Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare (DoPPW) in collaboration with the State Bank of India (SBI). It incorporates various stand-alone portals from the Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare, providing multiple services on a single window and will enhance the ease of living for central government pensioners.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the Tele-Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States (Tele-MANAS) initiative and is a response to the mental health crisis in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which highlighted the urgent need to establish a digital mental health network. The round-the-clock mental health programme was launched to provide universal access to equitable, affordable, and quality mental health care through tele-services under the National Mental Health Programme.


Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.


CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.


Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit


SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.


HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 


IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.