E-Passport Current Affairs, GK & News

Working of e – Passports

The Government of India is to launch e – passports from 2022 – 23. This is to increase the convenience of the citizens. This was announced by the Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitaraman during budget presentation. Working of e – passports The e – passports have a small silicon chip. It is embedded within the ..

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Union Budget 2022-23-Highlights

On February 1, 2022, the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presented the Union budget 2022-23. The budget focuses on macro economic growth, energy transition, promoting digital economy, climate action, tech enabled development, crowding in private investment. Here are the highlights of the budget. Key Highlights Digital Rupee is to be issued using block chain technologies ..

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Passport Seva Programme (PSP-V 2.0)

The Passport Seva Programme Version – 2 is an extension of Passport Seva Programme Version – 1. It is an online service. It was launched under the National E – Governance Plan. Why in News recently? The Government of India is to launch e – Passports very soon for citizens renewing their passport or applying ..

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June 24: Passport Seva Divas

Every year, Passport Seva Divas is celebrated on June 24. The day is celebrated to commemorate the enactment of Passports Act on 24 June, 1967 Highlights On the Passport Seva Divas, the Government of India announced that the process of production of chip enabled e-passports are under way. This will help strengthen security of Indian ..

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E-Passport introduced By Bangladesh

Bangladesh became the first country in South Asia on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 to introduce the E-Passport service. The e-Passports are now initially being issued from three offices — Uttara, Jatrabari and Agargaon — of the Department of Immigration and Passports in Dhaka. These offices have the capacity to issue 25,000 passports every day. Bangladesh ..

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