By Ahura M. Mark
The Ministry of Defence will now be in charge of processing Uganda’s National Identity Cards instead of the Ministry of Internal Affairs,Uganda Picks has learnt
A close source says that army officials last year set up a desk at the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation in Entebbe, which will be the co-ordination centre for the data capture exercise.
The German Firm Muhlbauer Technology which was contracted to do the work in 2010 will work with the UPDF who will do much of the work in the project ,a source added
“We shall capture data of every individual countrywide and make for them IDs. We introduced the Integrated Resource Management System under which we shall capture data,” Army Spokesperson Col Felix Kulayigye was quoted as saying
He added that the cost of the project will remain uncahnged , at sh200b.