NADRA launches SNIC for children
Islamabad: After successful launch of chip-based Smart National Identity Cards (SNICs) for adult population of Pakistan, the National Registration and Database Authority (NADRA) is all-set to issue the same smart cards for children under the age of 18.
The chip-based card will be distinguished from Child Registration Certificate (CRC), as it will become a ‘entitlement document’ with multiple facilities. The launch of this state-of-the-art Smart Identity Card is to extend an experience of hi-tech security solution for the protection of juveniles’ identity.
Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik said the chip-based Smart Identity Card for the children will offer multi-dimensional usage and services, health, educational, social and financial inclusion programs.
The new card for children shall be capable of holding applications and data from the health, education and social sector such as vaccination records, academic records and polio registrations, he added.