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No timeline can be given for Indian citizen ePassports: Chief Passport Officer

No strangers to massive biometric deployments, Indian government officials have announced plans for a biometric passport for its citizens, though…

 

MHADA to use biometrics to prevent property lottery fraud

The Maharashtra and Area Development Authority (Mhada) is considering deploying a biometric iris and finger scanning system to curb fraud…

 

DigitalPersona fingerprint scanners get certified by STQC

DigitalPersona, Inc., has announced that its Eikon Touch 500 with TouchChip TCS1 Sensor and U.are.U 4500 Reader UID edition fingerprint…

 

Biometric smart cards for prisoners in India

The Ministry of Home Affairs prisons department in India is set to introduce a smart card for all prisoners, which…

 

Trade Unions in India resist EPFO’s Aadhaar mandate

Trade unions in India have taken issue with the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization’s (EPFO) decision to make Aadhaar registration mandatory…

 

Morpho subsidiaries in India get ISO certification

Morpho (Safran) has announced that two of its Indian subsidiaries have received ISO certification. Namely, Smart Chip Ltd. has secured…

 

Indian Finance ministry plans biometric ATMs

In an attempt to encourage greater Aadhaar enrollment, the finance ministry in India has asked all public sector and rural…

 

Dept. of Food and Civil Supplies to begin issuing biometric ration cards in India, shortly after 150 bogus cards discovered

The Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs in India will begin issuing photo-biometric ration cards for current Below…

 

Fishermen in Goa to get biometric smart ID cards

The Indian Department of Fisheries has started distributing biometric smart cards to fishermen in Goa. These new smart cards have…

 

Haryana Police launch biometric fingerprint system in Karnal district

Police in Haryana have begun to pilot test a biometric fingerprint device to detect criminals by their fingerprints in the…

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