NSDL e-Governance, the private registrars for Aadhaar and PAN card applications, will soon begin similar identification projects in certain African, Middle East, and South Asian countries, reported the Economic Times. This will be done as a joint venture with Sterling & Wilson, an Indian infrastructure firm that is already working on projects in Africa, South Asia and the Middle East. The project is part of NSDL e-Governance’s larger offshore expansion plans, which include providing data service solutions to countries looking to start their own unique identification and tax registry projects. Since this is a turnkey project, NSDL e-Governance and Sterling & Wilson will build a fully-equipped service facility that will be sold to a pre-agreed buyer once it is ready to become operational. Gagan Rai, managing director and CEO of NSDL e-Governance, said that representatives from both companies would soon…
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