International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks
Author(s) : B K CHAUHAN, M. HANMADLU, MRIDULA SINGH
Biometrics has been used in western countries for almost a century for public safety purpose. Its use as mainstream technology for public and private organizations has increased phenomenally in last decade. In India also, number of projects using biometrics are increasing and becoming voluminous with elapse of time. The initiatives pertaining to the identity of citizens, employee benefit schemes, and growing security concerns are pushing the envelope for Biometrics. Private organizations are also using it for the variety of purposes. This study attempts to find a general view of current scenario of Biometrics in India and various factors contributing to its unprecedented growth and its pervasiveness.