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Pakistan’s digital ID authority drops paper files with new operations system

“We are heading towards becoming a non-bureaucratic organization,” announces Tariq Malik, chairman of the National Database and Registration Authority of…

 

Pakistan to address biometrics exclusion concerns for cash support beneficiaries

Authorities is Pakistan say they are working on a process to avoid further exclusion of beneficiaries from cash support programs…

 

Digital ID challenges reflected in UN group’s principles for responsible digital payments

A UN-affiliated group is calling on organizations involved in digital payments to adopt a set of principles to increase trust…

 

Early research on biometrics’ effectiveness for benefits delivery reviewed in World Bank ID4D report

Evidence is beginning to accumulate on the effect of biometrics adoption in the delivery of social benefits, according to the…

 

Biometric ATMs and remote payment systems expanding around the world

Biometric banking and financial services of various kinds are making headlines around the world, with legal and regulatory changes in…

 

Pakistan uses biometric authentication to issue transit cards, disburse millions in cash relief

Before officially inaugurating the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Peshawar, Pakistan has started using biometrics to issue 100,000 free…

 

Digital identity for financial services present pandemic recovery opportunity and challenge for banks and governments

The adoption of digital financial services will be accelerated by the pandemic, with corresponding impacts to digital identity, according to…

 

Biometric cash relief payments system in Pakistan shows positive results with $695M disbursed

Pakistan’s biometric COVID-19 benefits scheme, Ehsaas Emergency Cash, has disbursed 112 billion Pakistani Rupees (roughly US$695 million), The International News reports,…

 

Biometric verification failing for some government crisis grant recipients in India and Pakistan

Postal workers in the Hisar region of India’s Haryana State have delivered 19.4 million Rupees (roughly US$260,000) directly to recipients…

 

India and Pakistan use national biometric systems to secure cash relief distribution

The Indian government’s Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) welfare program has released more than INRs 280 billion (roughly US$3.66…

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