The issuance of birth certificates in India will be transferred on the blockchain
Two municipalities in Indian West Bengal will issue and keep birth certificates and other documents through the blockchain system developed by the Dutch company Lynked World. Administration Bankura and Durgapur are prepared to accept and process the blockchain application for the issuing of documents to confirm the identity of those who requests them, etc., so as to expedite bureaucratic procedures and to make them more transparent. It is reported by CCN.
The head and Creator of the World Lynked Arun Kumar spoke on the need for adjustment “bulky” systems that are now used for such processes, noting that government agencies continue to encourage citizens to demonstrate their identity in order to access basic services.
Kumar told CCN that the platform is ready to launch and that both the municipality will be able to produce birth certificates and other official documents under the new scheme in September, and by the end of the year the blockchain will be posted a million certificates.
The native token of the platform will be the LYNK.
Lynked World specializiruetsya for verification of identification data through the app, including digital wallet for storing sensitive information. Passports, medical records, academic documents/certificates and driver’s license — all can be reliably verified by the system. Users get access to their data via QR codes.
India positively relates to the technology of the distributed registry. The country has established a “district of the blockchain” and is preparing a legislative framework for companies and start-UPS. The authorities expressed the intention to use the blockchain to fight corruption in the government.
In other countries, too, are pilot identification system using the technology of the distributed registry. So, citizens of US because of the blockchain will be able to vote from abroad, in China it is used for government audit, and in Australia — to confirm the diplomas.