The Monetary Board has now shortlisted three software development firms to designing a proof-of-idea (PoC) know-your-client (KYC) stage, Currencytimes sources said .”
An official conclusion and the beginning of advancement are usual “right away,” said Central Bank chief of installments and settlements, D. Kumaratunge, at a Tuesday occasion.
The KYC stage is wanted to permit the financial division and the legislature to share and update bank client information progressively on a blockchain.
Kumaratunge said a few banks had given they agree to join the venture.
The open call was willful, with 36 up-and-comers, both national and worldwide, having applied for the task last November. One of the three finalists is an outside tech firm.
The advancement of the framework is required to take anyplace somewhere in the range of six and nine months to finish.
The task is required to permit banks to locally available new clients without delays for manual handling and spare expenses related to conventional paper-based techniques for checking archives.
Sri Lanka has been finding a way to improve its money related division to satisfy worldwide guidelines.
- In October 2019, the country was expelled from the Financial Action Task Force’s enemy of illegal tax avoidance/counter the financing of fear-based oppression (AML/CFT) “vital inadequacies” boycott, to which it had been included 2017.