Tiger IT Awarded Contract for Supply of Polycarbonate Driving License Cards to Bangladesh Road Transport Authority

22 Jul, 2016, 14:48 ET from TigerIt Bangladesh Limited

DHAKA, Bangladesh, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has awarded Tiger IT Bangladesh Ltd. the contract for "Supply of Personalized Dual Interface Polycarbonate Motor Driving License" cards. Tiger IT has been selected to supply 1.5 million Driving License (DL) cards to BRTA along with installation of personalization printers and handheld devices for DL authentication. Tiger IT will provide related equipment for the personalization center and will also develop an online license application software, that will make the DL application process more efficient for the citizens of Bangladesh.

Mr. Nurul Islam, Director (Eng) of BRTA said, "Over the last couple of years we have been taking substantial steps to overhaul our existing processes to a more robust and transparent system. It is worth mentioning that BRTA is the first to introduce chip-based cards in Bangladesh. Through the introduction of smart card licenses, enrolment of driver and vehicle information, and creating a national database we have been able to fight crimes related to fake licenses on the roads. This project is the second phase whereby we will make our license application and renewal systems online and also automate the payment verification process so that we can provide improved services to our people."

Mr, Abdul Mutaleb, Project Director at Tiger IT said, "It is our privilege to be working with BRTA in improving their system to achieve greater efficiency and transparency. We will be introducing new services for BRTA such as online application and renewal, license verification using mobile phones and tablets, and SMS service for applicants to schedule appointments. We hope that through our solutions the people of Bangladesh will enjoy fast and efficient services from the Government."

About Tiger IT 

Tiger IT specializes in Identity Management products and services, which include turnkey solutions for National IDs, Voter Registration, E-Passports, E-Voting Systems, Electronic Vehicle Registration Systems, Driving License, Border and Immigration Control among others. Tiger IT is a world leader in biometric matching systems such as Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), Facial Recognition and Iris Matching Systems. Tiger IT's AFIS is certified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the United States Department of Commerce and a leading organization for biometric benchmarking. Tiger IT is one of the few companies worldwide to develop an NIST certified AFIS, and the first among the South Asian countries. The company has extensive experience providing system development, deployment, integration and consulting services for a significant number of large-scale public and private sector projects related to biometric identity management, database management, MIS systems, and e-governance in many different countries including Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, India, Cambodia, Tajikistan, Argentina, Canada and Nigeria.

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