Promise Tracker

Digitalising the Economy: National Digital Identity

Budget Speech para. 388: "National Digital Identity (NDI) that is being implemented by Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) will facilitate all persons, businesses and government to transact securely in the digital world. The NDI will be used by all government institutions as a key Unique Identifier (UI) for individuals and businesses. This will also be utilized to provide a more effective and efficient social safety net mechanism for the vulnerable groups of the society."
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn)15,000
  • SectorDigitalising the Economy
  • Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure & Information Communication Technology Agency

Openness Tracker


The Ministry provided substantial information on progress.

Progress Tracker


Overall project completion is in 2019. However the institution has made substantial progress as per their target in 2017. Scope of the project has been reduced due to delays in the procurement process.

Sources of Information

  • Budget Tracker - Website Website
  • Budget Tracker - Website RTI