Private Agency Allegedly Collects Citizen’s Biometric Data Without Contract, Chennai Corp Under Lens – Times Now

Chennai News

Updated Dec 30, 2022 | 02:59 PM IST

In a shocking development being reported from down south, the Chennai corporation is under scanner after it allegedly allowed a private agency to collect biometric data of people belonging to Economic Weaker Sections, without a specified contract. As per reports, finger prints and retina scans were taken by the agency several times. It is to be noted that there is no specific guidelines for the collection of biometric information. Speaking on this, political analyst Mithun Vijay Kumar said, “If the state govt doesn’t act on this issue, the High Court should take suo moto cognizance.” Watch to know more!#chennainews #chennai #englishnews