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e-Pramaan 2.0: Authentication Enhanced

e-Pramaan is a National Single Sign On and e-Authentication service that allows users to access various services in a safe & secure manner. The objective of e-Pramaan 2.0 is to enhance e-Pramaan by providing additional authentication features, a User consent management system; robust security through varied fraud management techniques and develop adaptive authentication solution.

e-Pramaan is a comprehensive framework that is designed to work in tandem with projects like Aadhaar. It aims to consolidate the disparate Identity Providers across government departments like Driving Licenses, PAN, under one digital profile. This helps in building the confidence of departments in imparting more data-sensitive services to rightful users. The Single Sign On feature provides citizens of India single window access to all Government Services minimizing the efforts to maintaining multiple usernames and credentials. Provides multifactor authentication (Password, OTP, DSC and biometric) as authentication factors. 

e-Pramaan is also a part of MeriPehchaan- a National Single Sign On, which was launched by honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in the Digital India Week on 4th July 2022 in Gandhinagar Gujarat.

Use Cases
  • Biometric authentication: Can be used in applications where user has to be authenticated for DBT schemes, subsidy disbursement etc. 
  • OTP authentication: Can be used in applications where financial transactions, device verification etc needs to be carried out.
  • DSC authentication: Can be used in applications where user has to be authenticated for e-tender, e-procurement, etc.
Salient Features
  • Single Sign On (SSO)
  • Identity proof verification
  • Strong multi-factor authentication
  • Flexible authentication chaining schemes
  • First level authorization
  • fraud management control 
  • Multi-device multi-platform support
  • 2-way authentication 
  • Cost &Time effective 

Chief Investigator Details

Dr. Padmaja Joshi, padmaja@cdac.in, epramaan@cdac.in