Mobility has changed the scenario of our country : Nirmal Prakash, Managing Director – SmartID
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Mobility has changed the scenario of our country : Nirmal Prakash, Managing Director – SmartID

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Nirmal Prakash
Managing Director, SmartID

Being a major partner in the UID Aadhar project, Nirmal Prakash, Managing Director, Smart ID talks about how technology is helping build an inclusive society and nation building. In an interaction with Dhirendra Pratap Singh, he also shares insights about the delivery of services through smart cards in India.

What are your major initiatives in smart card and biometric solutions for effective e-governance?

Government started Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme (MGNREGS) in 2005 and this is where the idea of smart card initiatives started taking shape. MGNREGS has really changed the delivery of services through smart cards. Bihar was the first state which started such programmes through smart cards.

Our technology team was formed in August 2008 when the experts from the industry got together to develop the core technology for smart cards. Prior to finding SmartID, the team had worked extensively in the smart card/RFID industry with international working exposure of more than 10 years for major companies like Bundesdruckerei – Germany, Conexant – India, NEC- Japan, NXP -UK, Fujitsu

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