NIFT introduces digital signatures for e-filing at SECP
ISLAMABAD—The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) in collaboration with National Institutionnel Facilitation Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd (NIFT) has launched the facility for electronic/online procurement of digital signature certificates e-filing at SECP.
After the implementation of the online procurement of digital signature certificates, the SECP has achieved endto-end online service for all processes in eServices, which will go a long way in facilitating the general public. Now the stakeholders have the facility to submit online returns/documents 24/ 7, and are able to complete the whole process online, without the need to visit the SECP, NIFT or the bank.
For effective implementation of the eServices project as well as the security and authenticity of the underlying transactions, the modalities of the electronic filing environment have been developed in line with the requirements of the Electronic Transaction Ordinance, 2002. SECP joined forces with NIFT for the provision of the digital signature certificates to its users. Every promoter, subscriber and other officer of the company who needs to interact with the SECP electronically requires digital signature certificates from NIFT. Digital signature certificates from NIFT ensure the security of the system.