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India all set to make passport issuance smooth, fast-track

Sunday November 27, 2011 05:39:55 PM, IANS

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will Tuesday open a two-day conference of passport officers from all over the country that aims at streamlining the process to enable faster processing of travel documents.

Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai will also address the conference, which enables an exchange of views and experiences among the passport officers. It's also an occasion for senior officials of the external affairs ministry to update passport officers on the latest policy developments.

The conference will also focus on the implementation of Mission Mode Project (MMP), called Passport Seva Project, under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of the Indian government. A target has been set to establish 77 Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) all over India. As of today, 30 PSKs are functional all over India.

With the government fast-tracking the passport issuance process through innovative e-technologies, long, serpentine queues in front of the passport offices are going to increasingly become a thing of the past.






 
 



 

 

 

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