Relief Validation Becomes Bangladesh's First commercial e-Signature Provider

Berlin, 19 June 2024 – Relief Validation, a joint venture of Veridos and DG Infotech, is making an significant contribution to the "Smart Bangladesh" initiative. The company has been accredited by Bangladesh's Controller of Certification Authorities (CCA) as one of the first providers of fully fledge, legally valid e-signatures.

With its platform, Relief Validation enables all citizens, companies and institutions in Bangladesh to use e-signatures that are equivalent to traditional handwritten signatures on paper documents. One of Relief Validation's first contractual partners is the esteemed Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. It is using the company's solution to issue electronically signed digital diplomas to its students.

“Empowering progress, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology proudly embraces e-signatures, revolutionizing the validation and accessibility of academic transcripts and certificates. With e-signatures, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology spearheads a groundbreaking approach to academic validation, securing recognition from embassies and international universities, propelling our graduates onto the global stage,” says Professor Farid Uddin Ahmed, Vice Chancellor of Shahjalal University of Science & Technology.

Legally valid e-signatures also play a crucial role in realizing the "Smart Bangladesh" vision. The initiative, led by the Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, aims to transform Bangladesh into a digitally advanced and sustainable society. It is based on the four pillars of Smart Citizens, Smart Government, Smart Economy and Smart Society.

The joint venture Relief Validation is led by the German company Veridos and the Bangladeshi company DG Infotech. Veridos is a global provider of integrated identity solutions and is already the supplier of Bangladesh's e-passports. DG Infotech is a provider of innovative digital solutions in the financial sector of Bangladesh, digital payment disbursement and identification solutions for government institutions.

"We are proud to play a pioneering role as the first e-signature provider in Bangladesh," says Marc-Julian Siewert, CEO of Veridos. "Our e-signing solution provides a secure and efficient platform for digital transactions, making an important contribution to the digitalization of Bangladesh."

 

Veridos

Veridos is a leading global provider of integrated identity solutions. Governments and public authorities in more than 100 countries trust the company’s uniquely comprehensive product portfolio. The company creates end-to-end solutions and services that are perfectly tailored to meet every government identity need. These range from paper to security printing, electronical chip components, enrollment, identity management systems, personalization and issuance, mobile ID solutions, and border control solutions including eGates. Governments can acquire best-in-class passports, ID cards, driver’s licenses, and more, or even the facilities to manufacture their own. Learn more about Veridos at www.veridos.com.

DG InfoTech

DG Infotech Ltd. is a market leader for electronic payment platform and biometric solution provider for security, payments and identification of an entity. As an IT company it deals with e-payment solutions, Enterprise Application & Business Services, Software Product Engineering and infrastructure development of information technology.

DG Infotech is young, innovative and experienced in delivering service to countries largest alternative delivery channel of banking, introducing of biometric technology in financial sector of Bangladesh, digital payment disbursement and identification solution for Government Institutions. DG Infotech’s solution is not limited to Bangladesh; it has also provided the mobile remittance services to abroad. For more information: http://dginfotech.com.bd/

Contact

Giesecke+Devrient

Christoph Lang

Head of Corporate Brand Communications and Government Relations

Tel: +49 89 4119-2164

Email: christoph.lang@gi-de.com

www.veridos.com

 

PR-COM GmbH

Nicole Oehl

Account Manager

Tel: +49 89 59997-758

Email: nicole.oehl@pr-com.de

www.pr-com.de

 

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