MSP to Implement a Data Digitization Project for NPR in Tamilnadu.
Madras Security Printers(MSP) as recently won a tender for Data Digitization and Updation of National Population Register (NPR) For the State of Tamil Nadu. The State has a population of 80 million citizens.
The NPR is a comprehensive identity database to be maintained by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, and Government of India (RGI).The osbjective of creation of the NPR is to help in better utilization and implementation of the benefits and services under the government schemes, improve planning, improve security and prevent identity fraud. Digitization is the process by which physical or manual records such as text, images etc. are converted into digital forms.