NADRA launched the first electronic commerce platform in the country in 2005 through self-service Kiosk Machines, which were later converted to desktop based franchised operations with the brand name of NADRA e-Sahulat in 2008. This network has provided employment to thousands of unemployed youth and also added revenues to retailer’s income.
e-Sahulat is a low cost e-Services collection and disbursement platform designed to provide secure payment and collection facility to the citizens of Pakistan. The network currently consists of over 12 thousand active franchisees and a switch connecting with telcos and banks with processing of average 7.5 million transactions a month.
In recent years various new products/services have been added to the existing portfolio of e-Sahulat like start of domestic remittance with HBL Express and Jazz Cash, Pak ID Fee Collection, Microfinance Loan Instalment Collection and enablement of Airtime recharge of all telcos.
In this year e-Sahulat maintained 23% of the Utility Bill market share and is the largest single Billing aggregator in the country. In the year 2013-14 over Rs. 800 million was disbursed among the Zakat beneficiaries.