General Manager, Corporate Communications of NIMC
The study presented in this article only addresses the initial environmental assessment and pilot study of NIMC
within this community in rural India.
Expressing serious concern over the skewed sex ratio in the country, NIMC
members Sabu Mathew George and Varsha Deshpande submitted a series of suggestions to a bench of justice Dipak Misra and justice NV Ramana to be considered by states.
In that regard, NIMC
's Chris Onyemenam has discussed in his presentation his company's role in establishing and regulating a sustainable system of national identity management that enables users to assert their identities in electronic transactions, with the aim of preventing identity theft.
The eID card forms a key component of the Nigerian Identity Management System, deployed by NIMC
as part of its mandate to create, maintain and operate the country's first central National Identity Database and provide proof of identity to Nigerians 16 years and older.
"So obviously, they need a national identity, but what the NIMC
have done, very innovatively, is made it a payment card as well - a prepaid MasterCard or Visa card issued to each citizen.
Director General Chris Onyemenam said since its new mandate of creating a NIMS in 2007, the Commission has made conscious efforts to establish relationships with International Institutions in order to tap into their vast experiences and resources.
The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC
) and MasterCard today announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic payment capability as a pilot programme.
In 2006-2007 a standard National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC
) (5), mandated by Australia's Health Ministers, was introduced (Coombes et al.
Inspections by the National Inspection and Monitoring Committee (NIMC
) have been stepped up in the States of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha, Punjab and Bihar," he added.
In 2007, under the direction of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health care, a standard National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC
) was fully implemented across Australia to reduce the harm to patients from medication errors.