USF Telecentres to house Biometric Verification of SIM cards
Ms. Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for IT & Telecom chaired a meeting regarding establishment of Telecentres in rural areas of Pakistan. It was decided in the meeting to introduce e-health, e-learning, e-commerce and e-agriculture services in telecentres established to facilitate people of far flung areas.
The telecentres in addition will house biometric verification of SIM cards, Computerized National Identity Cards (CNIC), birth/death registration and computer training for the youth of the nation.
The meeting observed that telecentres would create employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.
The meeting was attended by Mr. Akhlaq Tarrar, Secretary IT, Senior Officials from USF, and a team of senior officials from NADRA led by Mr. Tariq Malik Chairman, NADRA to further discuss the implementation of the Telecentre Project.