Smart cards improve the convenience and
security of any transaction. They provide tamper-proof storage of user
and account identity. Smart cards also provide vital components of system
security for the exchange of data throughout virtually any type of network.
Each project has an unique requirement, the project model is designed
and activated explicitly as an integrated concept from board room planning,
strategizing to final implementation & execution. The elements of
integration are as diverse as the Planning, Manual Data Collection, Data
Digitization & Correction, Smart Card Production, Security, Prevention
of Identity and many more.
Our offerings in e-governance projects are
1. Socio Economic Caste Census (SECC)
The Rural and the Urban Socio-economic and Caste Census shall follow common enumeration approach and shall be taken up across the entire country concurrently, with only the questionnaire in the rural and urban being different. It has been planned that the data capture in the field shall be done using electronic Handheld device and each enumerator would be accompanied by data entry operator with handheld device.
Swathy has been instrumental in taking the initiative and completing the job in the state of Puducherry, Chandigarh, Chattisgarh, Haryana, MP covering a population of about 13.63 million in Phase I & II.
2. Biometric Enrolment under NPR57
The project of NPR has a scope of covering the 57 crore population in 9 Costal States of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa,Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh,Orissa, West Bengal,NCT of Delhi and UT of Puducherry. This Enrollment process in form the basis for UID - ‘Aadhar’ to be issued by the Unique Identity Document Authority of India (UIDAI).
Swathy has covered 9.89 million enrollments in the state of Tamilnadu, Puducherry, Kerala, Lakshwadeep, Orissa & Karnataka in Phase I, Phase II is in full swing and is expected to finish by the end of the 2012.
3. Data Digitisation under NPR57
Swathy has not only successfully completed the enrollments process under Biometric Enrollment, but has been at the forefront of data sanitization & digitisation of the same. It has successfully completed about 13.95 million entries till now.
4. NPR (National Population Register)
National Population Register, a GOI initiative will carry specific biometric
identification details and photographs of 120 crore Indians. NPR will
be the biggest biometric database — including face, fingerprint
and iris recognition of the over 1 billion Indian population — that
has ever been made.
Swathy has been at the forefront of this initiative and has already completed data digitization of over 56.6 million residents along with biometric enrollment of 1.6 million residents in Gujarat, Maharashtra, TamilNadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Lakshadweep & Pondicherry.
5. RSBY (Rashtriya Swasthaya Bima Yojna)
Rashtriya Swasthaya Bima Yojna is a novel new health insurance scheme
initiated by GOI. Under this scheme, people under Below Poverty Line (BPL)
in the unorganized sector will be covered.
Swathy has provided RSBY personalized smart cards for 1.8 million BPL
families in 30 district for the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala,
TamilNadu, Bihar, Karnataka & Haryana.
6. MCGM (Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai)
Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai is the civic body that governs
the city of Mumbai. As an IT Initiative, all MCGM employees were to be
issued a Smart Card printed with their photographs and other necessary
details as per MCGM specifications for registering attendance and for
Swathy carried out this project with great zeal and completed the project
in time. The Smart Card issued contained template of an employee’s
Finger Prints and a few other personal details including a unique ID.
7. PDS (Public Distribution System)
PDS accounts for over 400 million poor and hungry people. Numerous malpractices
make safe and nutritious food inaccessible and unaffordable to the people,
below the poverty line. Thus the government came up with the initiative
to transform the current supply and distribution into a technology driven
Swathy’s role was to provide personalized smart cards to the beneficiaries
by capturing biometric, demographic and other personal details. Biometric
identification will identify the duplicate ration cards/non-existing cards
and block them as bogus which in turn will reduce the malpractice and
reduce the burden on government PDS Budget.
8. EPIC (Elector Photo Identity Card)
The Election Commission of India has made voter identification mandatory
at the time of poll. The electors have to identify themselves with either
Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) issued by the Commission or any other
documentary proof as prescribed by the Commission.
Swathy has been working on this project from almost 6 years now and
has been very successful in executing this project with a great deal of
9. Marine Fisher’s Database
To ensure sustainability of the marine fisheries, it is essential not
only to have reliable information on the status of marine fish, but also
the number of fishing villages and fisher folk population, their occupation
status, fishing crafts, fishing gears and other related parameters.
Swathy is carrying out the creation of electronic database for the marine
fishers in TamilNadu, Kerala, Pondicherry and Lakshadweep. This involves
organizing bulk data entry and integrating photograph, signature and finger
prints at identified project sites by camp approach.
Projects In Pipeline
- Kerala pension card project ( Ongoing )