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Migrant Workers - Access to Rights

Identification, access to entitlements, and financial inclusion are key sites of negotiation in India’s rapidly evolving governance landscape. Following
demonetization and with the proliferation of Aadhaar biometric identification, the Government of India is increasingly tracking money and populations. By October 2017, the Hindu reported that the Aadhaar scheme initiated by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in 2010 — had enrolled more than 1 billion people.

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