Chhattisgarh residents will get passport services at Choice Centres
RAIPUR: Now the
citizens will get passport related services at all Choice Centres operated in
Chhattisgarh. In the presence of Regional Passport Officer CP Yadav, training
in online operation of passport service has been imparted to the Choice Centre
directors came here from different parts of the state.
In the training
programme organised at Chips’ state data centre building, besides Yadav, CEO of
Chips AM Pariyal, incharge of Tata Consultancy Services Passport Service Centre
Ashish Hardas, senior manager of General Service Centre, E-governance Service
India Private Limited Madan Mohan Raut and over hundred choice agents were
Infotech and Biotech Promotion Society (Chips) AM Pariyal said that passport
services was most significant one, linked with which the choice agents of the
state got good opportunity to increase their business. Pariyal said that
conforming to the intentions of chief minister Dr Raman Singh and under the
guidance of principal secretary, Information Technology and Bio Technology
Department Aman Singh, this facility was being given to people to get passport
on ‘Any time – Anywhere’ basis near their residence. Rural people would
specially get benefit of it, he added.
Officer CP Yadav said that this service was started through Choice Centres to
increase transparency in passport preparation, in accordance to the instruction
of Union External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj. This would not only give
momentum to the passport service, but residents of the remotest areas of the
state also get this facility near their residence.
Choice agents from
across the state got information about passport online service, payment etc.
Madan Mohan Raut has made a presentation of the project. The choice project,
assumed and developed in Chhattisgarh, had received many national and
international awards in the past.