Modern Passport Seva Kendra will soon start functioning in Namkum: Manita Kumari

Ranchi: To meet the increasing demand for passports and to provide better service to the citizens, a new and modern Passport Seva Kendra will become functional in Mimech IT Park, Namkum Industrial Area in place of the existing Passport Seva Kendra in Ranchi within a few months. 

The new service center will have the capacity to accept passport applications from at least 700 applicants in a day. This information was given by Officer Manita Kumari in a press conference held on Tuesday at the Regional Passport Office, Ranchi. She said that many steps are being taken by the Regional Passport Office, Ranchi and the Ministry of External Affairs in the interest of the people of Jharkhand. 

She said that the Ministry of External Affairs has approved the construction of a new building of the Regional Passport Office in Nagdi, Ranchi. Apart from the Regional Passport Office, other people-centric departments of the Ministry of External Affairs will also be functional in this building. It was also said that soon all the passport offices of Jharkhand will be converted from offline to online.

She informed that the post office-based Post Office Passport Seva Kendra in Gumla and Giridih is being converted from offline to online mode. With this, Ranchi Passport Office will be able to dispose of the applications received in these centers in real-time. Similarly, for the convenience of Godda residents, Post Office  Passport Seva Kendra is being established in the main post office at Godda.

After its establishment, this will be the sixteenth passport application center in the state of Jharkhand. It will soon be inaugurated by Godda MP Nishikant Dubey. At the same time, Passport Seva Kendras located at the Regional Passport Office Jamshedpur, Bokaro and Chaibasa Post Office are being made capable of accepting more passport applications than before. The Ministry of External Affairs is continuously working to improve its services in Jharkhand.

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