Tag: Biometric

PTCL starts wireless devices biometric verification

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Telecommunication Corporation Limited (PTCL) has started biometric verification of EVO/Chargi devices at customer’s doorstep, official sources said. According to the sources, the move has been started in collaboration with a courier service, TCS. Initially the facility is being offered in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Multan, Quetta, Sukkar and Haiderabad. As per directives of the Pakistan Telecommunication…Read More

Voting through biometric system possible: NADRA

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid has said that according to the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Chairman Usman Yousaf Mobeen, voting through biometric system is possible. The Chairman NADRA had informed a meeting of the Electoral Reforms Committee that biometric voting is possible through offline system of the Authority and also recommended a hardware security system in that regard. Zahid Hamid, who also heads the Electoral Reforms…Read More

Broadband users to undergo biometric verification

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Customers will have to verify their identity through thumb impressions to confirm that the Computerized National Identity Card they are using for activation of their internet connection is legitimate, original and it belongs to them. This initiative has been taken after the completion of a biometric registration process for all the country’s SIM-card users. A customer has to present their CNIC at Customer Service Centres of Internet Service Providers before making…Read More

Biometric system is necessary to restrict malpractices in education sector

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article image STAFF REPORT QUETTA: The utilization of technology including Biometric System’ can help in checking truancy of teachers, students and identifying ghost teachers. The application of technology in education sector must be improved for the betterment of the situation and ensuring transparency. This was communicated by Advisor to Chief Minister Baluchistan on Education, Sardar Raza Muhammad Baraich during a locally held event on education reforms. During the event, it was highlighted…Read More

Biometric system is necessary to restrict malpractices in education sector

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article image STAFF REPORT QUETTA: The utilization of technology including Biometric System’ can help in checking truancy of teachers, students and identifying ghost teachers. The application of technology in education sector must be improved for the betterment of the situation and ensuring transparency. This was communicated by Advisor to Chief Minister Baluchistan on Education, Sardar Raza Muhammad Baraich during a locally held event on education reforms. During the event, it was highlighted…Read More

Biometric Verification Devices handed over to Police Department

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A ceremony was held to handover the recently launched Handheld Biometric Verification Devices (developed by Punjab Information Technology Board) to Police Department. The purpose was to equip Police Department with state of the art technology that will enable them to recognize the individuals on spot using the device which is integrated with NADRA database. Dr Umar Saif, Chairman PITB distributed the devices among police officers from Bahawalpur, Sahiwal, Dera Ghazi…Read More

Biometric Verification Devices handed over to Police Department

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A ceremony was held to handover the recently launched Handheld Biometric Verification Devices (developed by Punjab Information Technology Board) to Police Department. The purpose was to equip Police Department with state of the art technology that will enable them to recognize the individuals on spot using the device which is integrated with NADRA database. Dr Umar Saif, Chairman PITB distributed the devices among police officers from Bahawalpur, Sahiwal, Dera Ghazi Khan…Read More

Handheld Biometric Devices introduced

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has introduced handheld biometric devices for the aid of law enforcement agencies. The handheld biometric devices are now rolled out and are ready for field operations.The innovative devices have tendency to verify the participants of any event or gathering instantly by using NADRA database.Dr Umar Saif, Chairman PITB has lauded the developers of his organization for this cutting edge technology and said that the devices will…Read More

Handheld biometric devices introduced

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has introduced handheld biometric devices for the aid of law enforcement agencies. The handheld biometric devices have now rolled out and are ready for field operations. The innovative devices have tendency to verify the participants of any event or gathering instantly by using NADRA database. Dr Umar Saif, Chairman PITB has lauded the developers of his organization for this cutting…Read More

25 million SIMs blocked as extended deadline of biometric verification ends

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article image Staff Report ISD: As the deadline of biometric verification of SIMs ended on April 12,2015; more than 80 Million SIMs have been verified through long held tiring efforts of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Biometric verification of SIMs was part of National Action Plan for counter terrorism. According to PTA, 25 Million SIMs have been blocked after the deadline has passed. The owners of those unverified SIMs will only be able to reactive the blocked SIM upon their…Read More