New Delhi, Jun 24: The Exterior Affairs Ministry rose to the event to fulfill the improved need for passport companies developed up thanks to two-and-fifty percent-many years of the Covid pandemic, and recorded an extraordinary month to month common of 9 lakh, Union minister S Jaishankar mentioned on Friday.
In his concept on the celebration of Passport Seva Divas, the external affairs minister claimed passport products and services were being rendered with the exact same vigour and enthusiasm even for the duration of the screening situations of the Covid pandemic.
The ministry rose to the occasion to fulfill the enhanced demand from customers for passport products and services built up owing to two and 50 % a long time of the pandemic, and dealt it quickly with an outstanding month-to-month average of 9 lakh, with 4.50 lakh more programs granted in the final one particular month, consequently setting a report, Jaishankar said.
“As we commemorate the Passport Seva Divas on 24 June this year, we proceed our dedication to deliver the following degree of citizen encounter. Hunting back again, I am happy that we have been really effective in simplification of the passport procedures and processes for the citizens,” he claimed.
To further more smoothen the passport shipping ecosystem, the ministry is continually working with state, and union territory law enforcement forces to decrease the time taken for police verification — the mPassport Law enforcement Application is now made use of in 22 States/UTs masking 8,275 police stations, he explained.
The Passport Seva Technique has also been integrated with DigiLocker technique to aid paperless documentation method, he mentioned. The ministry in collaboration with Office of Posts operationalised 428 Put up Business Passport Seva Kendras (POPSKS) to arrive at out to our citizens at their doorsteps, Jaishankar reported.
Recognising the require to continually boost the good quality of passport products and services, the Passport Seva Programme (PSP) will be embarking on PSP V2., an improved and up graded model of P SP V1., which would make sure a electronic ecosystem amongst all stakeholders and supply enhanced passport providers to citizens, he claimed.