NID services to be made dynamic, says law minister

29 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The government will recruit new local level officials to make NID services more efficient and dynamic, Law Minister Anisul Haque said in parliament on Monday, reports UNB.

Anisul, who is in charge of the Election Commission Secretariat on parliamentary affairs, said the government has created posts of thana and upazila level assistant election officer and a data entry operator.

The NID service will be more dynamic once the recruitment process for these two posts is completed, he said.

The minister was replying to a tabled question from Jatiya Party MP Shamim Haider Patwary.

The law minister said a total of 732,363 people in the country have so far registered to get online National Identity Card services. He said that NID services have been decentralized for speedy disposal of applications.

Central and field level officials have been given the power to dispose of applications according to the type of application, he added.