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Union government awards Assam police for citizen services under an e-governance project “CCTNS”

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has awarded the Assam Police for “good practices” under the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS), an e-governance project. The award was given for citizen centric service delivery, in which the state police has automated passport verification and Permanent Residential Certificate (PRC) services using the online CCTNS. ..

Recent Changes In Passport Rules, 1980

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has reformed the passport rules by changing Passport Rules, 1980 to streamline, liberalize and simplify the process of issue of passport. Based on the recommendations of an inter-ministerial committee consisting of officials from the Ministries of External Affairs and Women and Child Development, the changes have been effected. Key ..