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Computerized National Identify Card, NADRA KIOSKs and its prospects

Herani, Gobind M. (2007): Computerized National Identify Card, NADRA KIOSKs and its prospects. Published in: Indian Journal of Science and Technology , Vol. 1, No. 2 (December 2007): pp. 1-5.


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Abstract: This paper analysis Computerized National Identity Cards (CNIC), National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) KIOSKs, NADRA Swift Registration Centers (NSRCs) and their working mode of payments and prospects. The results reveal that mode of payments of different utility bills properly managed by NADRA database is found to be the best in Pakistan when compare to other services. CNIC can be used as an ATM card in future, if banks will cooperate with NADRA, and it will be more successful in comparison of present practice. This study also reveals that NADRA database and CNIC will prove the best in finding out the bogus accounts in banks, ghost employees taking salaries from government treasury and fake passport. It will also help in proper distribution of donations and aids to poor citizen within short time aiding the poverty eradication schemes. At the end implications are made and further studies are recommended for improvement.

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