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Director Census Punjab visits at MC in Phagwara

IANS | February 24, 2021 02:09 PM

PHAGWARA:Director Census Punjab Abhishek Jain IAS today inspected the Birth and Death Certificate issuing authority office at Municipal Corporation in Phagwara.

Jain alongwith ADC cum Commissioner M C Phagwara Rajeev Verma also checked the new software e-service being run by the government which has been developed for the convenience of the people in the office. Talking to selective mediapersons, Dr. Abhishek Jain said that the aim of the government was to make birth and death registration compulsory and checking was being done to ensure that the registration was being done properly and a report was sent to the government every month.

Director Jain about the details of infants and maternal deaths in the City. He instructed the health officers to check private hospitals to collect complete data about it.

 He said that some shortcomings were found in Phagwara but guidelines have been issued to the authorities in this regard. He said that in this regard instructions have been issued to the Civil Surgeon Kapurthala and Commissioner Phagwara to meet the owners of private hospitals and make them responsible for this. He said that the aim of the government was to provide e-service software to the people so that they would not face any problem regarding registration later as the manual work has come to a complete halt. He said that as per the instructions of the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of India, if anyone wants to get the name corrected in the birth certificate, he can do so by attaching documents.  Director Jain also discussed in details with Deputy Director LaxmanSingh, ADC Rajeev Verma,, Civil Surgeon Kapurthala Dr Seema,District Health Officer Dr Kuljit Singh to activate the process.He told media that Rs 53.4 lac were lying unspent with the government as the amount was reserved to dizitilise the birth and death certificate offices. He recommended to renovate and dizitilise the Phagwara office..(EOM)

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