BIOMETRIC SEAFARER IDENTITY DOCUMENT (BSID)
India has become the first country in the world to issue Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID), capturing the facial bio-metric data of seafarers.
India launches world’s first facial biometric-based ID for seafarers
- The new document will give a foolproof identification to Indian seafarers which will facilitate their movement and help in identifying them from any location in the world
- The BSID is a marked improvement over the two finger or iris based bio-metric data, with modern security features
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Source: Live Mint