HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, however, clarified that none of these teachers are from any central universities.
"There are certain 'ghost' teachers which use proxy methods and are apparently teaching at multiple places full time. After the introduction of Aadhaar, 80,000 such teachers have been identified and action will be considered against them," Mr Javadekar said at an event.
"The ghost teachers have not been identified in any central university but in some state universities and private ones," he said.
"Sharing Aadhaar number is like sharing your mobile number or email id. Sharing your mobile number doesn't mean the person you give it to can see your text messages. Aadhaar works the same way. It is protected," he said.
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