National Treasury said that it had taken concrete steps to speed up the corporatisation of the Postbank. File picture: Independent Media
JOHANNEBSURG - Technology firm Altron said yesterday its subsidiary, Bytes Systems Integration (BSI), had been awarded tenders worth nearly R220million to support the SA Post Office (Sapo) with biometric technology as it prepares to take over the payment of social grants. 

Altron said the system would verify beneficiaries’ identities through biometric technology connected to the Home Affairs National Identification System. 

- African News Agency (ANA)