The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has launched NADIR, a new biometric system with an accuracy rating more than 99.5%.
NADIR, which was created by NADRA’s software engineers, places Pakistan among the few countries that provide a biometrics Automated Finger Identification System (AFIS).
Tariq Malik, NADRA’s Chairman, made the news on Twitter. According to NADRA Chairman, this technology is intended to revolutionise the way biometric identity is utilised in civil applications.
NADIR (urdu word means unique) is indigenously developed by our s/w engineers
— Tariq Malik ™ (@ReplyTariq) April 18, 2023
According to the Chairman’s announcement, NADIR’s accuracy rate has been tested and verified to be greater than 99.5% based on the Fingerprint Verification Competition (FVC), an internationally recognised benchmarking event held in Italy.
The establishment of NADIR is an important step towards strengthening the country’s security infrastructure and delivering more secure and dependable identifying systems.
Chairman NADRA has expressed confidence in NADIR’s ability to revolutionise Pakistan’s biometric identity landscape. He also praised NADRA’s software engineers for their efforts in establishing this indigenous technology.
The launch of NADIR is expected to pave the way for the development of additional similar technologies in the region. This will not only accelerate the country’s technological advancement, but will also open up new opportunities for the software industry.
The public has reacted positively to the introduction of NADIR, as they eagerly expect more secure and dependable identification methods.