Now citizens will be able to avail birth, death & trade license certificates online

Goemkarponn Desk

PANAJI: Minister for Urban Development Vishwajit Rane today said that his department has decided to begin issuing online birth & death and trade license certificates.

Rane today held a meeting with the officials of the Urban Development Department along with the Secretary.

“Department has decided to begin issuing online birth & death and trade license certificates. These certificates will be issued using a digital signiture,” said Rane

He further said that the concerned person needs to apply for the certificate online and they shall be issued certificates using digital signiture.

“We are doing all these services with the aim to simplify and help the citizens under the ease of doing business,” he said

Launched in 2015, DigiLocker is a platform to issue and verify government documents and certificates digitally, eliminating the use of physical documents.

CRS is an online system for registration of births and deaths under the operational control of the Central government. The Registrar General of India (RGI) under the Ministry of Home Affairs operates the system.

Several States such as Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal register all births and deaths through the Central government’s portal. Other States such as Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Arunachal Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh have their own system or use the portal partially.

The Union Territories (UTs) such as Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu register through the Central portal but others such as Delhi, Lakshadweep, Puducherry and Jammu and Kashmir have their own system in place.

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