Bangladesh: biometrics needed to access welfare payment

In Bangladesh, as part of the USAID and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation supported programme “a2i” (Access to Information), the government has built a system to allow citizens to receive their welfare payment on a pre-paid debit card given to them at the Bangladesh Post Office after having been registered with their biometric data.  

https://govinsider.asia/smart-gov/bangladesh-a2i-mobile-payments/

Author: Joshua Chambers and Nurfilzah Rohaidi

Publication: Gov Insider