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Biometric Update regularly releases articles about Nepal. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning Nepal. More topics may be perused by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Data security rules needed for Nepalese digital ID, Nigeria’s World Bank funding

A similar lack of data protection rules in Nepal and Nigeria could limit citizens’ confidence in the national digital ID…

 

Are overly simplistic national ID programs creating more exclusion?

Too many people advocating for digital national IDs make it sound like development programs are just an overlay on a…

 

Costa Rica switches to biometric passports, Nigeria opens new production center

The list of countries issuing biometric passports to their citizens continues to get longer, as Costa Rica has joined in…

 

Cambodia, Jamaica to roll out digital IDs, Bangladesh plans issuance for farmers

The issuance of digital IDs in Jamaica is expected to begin this year, a government official has announced, following the…

 

Nepal secures land registration, tax collection with biometrics

Nepal’s Department of Land Registration Management and Archive (DOLMA) has launched the web-based Land Record Information Management System (LRIMS) which…

 

Nepal again excludes Tibetan refugees from legal ID plans

There are no plans by the Nepalese government to issue legal IDs (refugee cards) to thousands of Tibetan refugees living…

 

Biometric passports coming to Armenia, Nepal, Zimbabwe

Afghanistan’s Taliban government has extended passport issuance, recently only available in the capital Kabul, to seven provinces, and will prioritize…

 

Nepal considers $14M biometric national ID card bids from Thales and Idemia

Competing bids from Thales and Idemia are being considered by Nepal’s government for a national biometric ID card program, which…

 

Nepal Parliamentary Committee mandates use of biometrics to identify unclaimed bodies

The Ministry of Home Affairs of Nepal has been instructed to speed up the issuance of biometric ID cards and…

 

Digital ID accelerates, faces obstacles across the world

While the adoption of biometric digital IDs is being accelerated around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic in countries…

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