NIFT’s wholly owned subsidiary, ISM executed one of the largest image archiving projects in the world. ISM image-archived and tagged 61.58 million national census forms to establish the first citizen data warehouse in Pakistan by NADRA.
ISM’s services in this contract included logistics, document preparation, image archiving, image tagging, installation provision of H/W and S/W, quality control etc. This specialized activity involved extraction of five snippets of varying resolution (3 colour and 2 grayscale) from each form and compression of data during the scanning operation. Image tagging was the second part of activity – Project completed in 2001.
Value of this Project was Rs.240 Million.