Biometric ATMs Now Available in Mumbai
Late in June, 2008, administration of Indian Canara Bank commissioned
the first biometric ATM in Dharavi (suburb of Mumbai, State of
The bank’s representatives hope that introduction of the biometric technologies will considerably facilitate the use of financial services for illiterate and semiliterate Indians, making the majority of Dharavi population. Now in order to get cash from their accounts they will just have to present their thumb prints.