ISLAMABAD, Aug 31,2021 – Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday inaugurated PAK-ID mobile app, an initiative of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), which would facilitate the public, especially, the overseas Pakistanis.
On his twitter handle, he also lauded efforts of NADRA chairman Tariq Malik and his team for the launch of initiative.
“Inaugurated PAK-ID Mobile App by NADRA.
A revolutionary step in providing convenience, especially to Overseas Pakistanis. Applicants of http://id.nadra.gov.pk can now capture fingerprints, photograph and documents using mobile phone. Great initiative by Tariq Malik & NADRA team,” he posted.
PM launches NADRA’s Biometric Capturing New Mobile Application
The mobile app helps to capture biometrics and scan documents digitally by using the camera of smart phones.
The prime minister applauded Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik’s innovative idea of mobile app which is a step towards implementing PM’s vision of inclusive registration and digital Pakistan.
Pakistan becomes trailblazer in ID Management Industry by launching a mobile app which captures biometrics- fingerprints, facial recognition and scan documents needed for processing of citizens’ ID cards and documents.
Using the digital app on smart phones, all citizens including expatriates will be able to digitally capture fingerprints, photographs and documents. This is a leap forward putting an end to conventional method of using specialized equipment or physical paper for processing ID documents in NADRA.
Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik said, “The innovation will revolutionize the National ID Eco System in Pakistan by providing public convenience.”
He said the digital dividends of such technology innovation would yield positive results in financial inclusion, ease of doing business and e-governance initiatives by offering remote identification and e-KYC.
Chairman NADRA stated that it would open new Vistas for businesses allowing them to rapidly onboard users and provide modern password-less authentication.
Small business, startups and fintech organizations will also harvest its digital dividends as rent seekers will be eliminated and the cost of conducting business will reduce. The offering of digital goods will stimulate young entrepreneurship and promote e-services.
This app Pak Identity can be downloaded from Google Play Store (Android) and Apple Store (iOS).
National Database and Registration Authority