Passport Office Srinagar has received 1, 27,940 passport packages, since February 2018, out of which 1, 27, 000 Passports were issued thus far.
Releasing the statistics in a press convention here on Monday, Consular Passport, Visa and Overseas Indian Affairs in Ministry of External Affairs, Sanjiv Arora said that he changed into in Kashmir examine the overall performance of passport workplace Srinagar and to get a first-hand information about the problems faced with the aid of the passport aspirants.
He informed that MEA is quickly putting in place a Passport Bhawan in Srinagar, wherein all the approaches concerned in looking for passports via the aspirants will be performed beneath one roof.
Giving records, he said that Srinagar Passport Office received a total quantity of 86,940 applications from the aspirants within the 12 months 2018, out which extra than 84,000 aspirants were issued the passports thus far, even as as Office acquired forty one,000 applications from January to June this 12 months and has issued greater than forty three,000 passports thus far, which consist of approximately 2,000 from the backlog and as a result out of a total wide variety of 1, 27,940 programs obtained up to now, in view that January 2018, a number of greater than 1, 27,000 Passports had been issued till date.
Sanjiv Arora stated that during his go-to, he met scores of applicants and mentioned numerous issues and sought pointers from them to improve the functioning of the Passport Office.
He said that no availability of a car parking zone nearby is a huge hassle for those, who come to go to Passport Office, for which land has been taken over after identity and Passport Office is in the route of making it operational any time in near future, and then this difficulty will be solved for proper.
“Thus the folks who go to passport workplace for diverse purposes, could be relieved of the discomfort, they may be faced with, attributable to the scarcity of Parking lot”, Sanjiv Arora stated.
Sanjiv Arora said that because of on line gadget in location, officers have been able to simplify the manner of making use of, while our emphasis is on searching for the cooperation from numerous protection agencies to make this verification method on line, to lessen the time to minimal feasible for the manner.
“For making the system smooth and at ease for the people living in far-flung regions, the Ministry of External Affairs has set up its additional Passport Offices Baramullah and Ananatnag cities, whilst as one office has already been functioning in Leh given that February 2018” Sanjiv Arora stated.
Regional Passport Officer Srinagar Bhushan Brij Nagar, who changed into present within the presser requested the aspirants to contact him, in case they face any difficulty or a problem.
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Planning your Trip
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