Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) puts together a great video on Aadhaar (UID). While Aadhaar has run into both political and beurocratic road blocks it has still pushed forward. In Andhra Pradesh their has already been solid evidence of a savings of over 20% in government subsidy programs by cutting out ghost accounts.
It is an amazing program that truly changed my life.
CGAP is a global partnership of 34 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion. CGAP develops innovative solutions through practical research and active engagement with financial service providers, policy makers and funders to enable approaches at scale.