- Passport providers have been rendered with the identical vigour and enthusiasm: Jaishankar
- MEA swiftly handled a formidable month-to-month common of 9 lakh, with 4.50 lakh extra applicatio
- Passport Seva System has been built-in with DigiLocker system to offer paperless documentation
The Exterior Affairs Ministry rose to the event to fulfill the elevated demand for passport providers constructed up attributable to two and half years of the Covid pandemic, and recorded a formidable month-to-month common of 9 lakh, Union minister S Jaishankar stated on Friday.
In his message on the event of Passport Seva Divas, the exterior affairs minister stated passport providers have been rendered with the identical vigour and enthusiasm even throughout the testing instances of the Covid pandemic.
The ministry rose to the event to fulfill the elevated demand for passport providers constructed up attributable to two and half years of the pandemic, and dealt it swiftly with a formidable month-to-month common of 9 lakh, with 4.50 lakh extra purposes granted within the final one month, thus setting a document, Jaishankar stated.
“As we commemorate the Passport Seva Divas on 24 June this 12 months, we proceed our dedication to ship the subsequent degree of citizen expertise. Wanting again, I’m glad that we’ve been very profitable in simplification of the passport guidelines and procedures for the residents,” he stated.
To additional smoothen the passport supply ecosystem, the ministry is repeatedly working with state, and union territory police forces to cut back the time taken for police verification — the mPassport Police App is now utilized in 22 States/UTs protecting 8,275 police stations, he stated.
The Passport Seva System has additionally been built-in with the DigiLocker system to facilitate a paperless documentation course of, he famous. The ministry in collaboration with the Division of Posts operationalised 428 Submit Workplace Passport Seva Kendras (POPSKS) to succeed in out to our residents at their doorsteps, Jaishankar stated.
Recognising the necessity to regularly enhance the standard of passport providers, the Passport Seva Programme (PSP) shall be embarking on PSP V2.0, an improved and up-graded model of P SP V1.0, which might guarantee a digital ecosystem amongst all stakeholders and supply enhanced passport providers to residents, he stated.
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