MEA could issue chip-enabled e-passports in future – Here’re details

New Delhi [India]: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has initiated discussions with the ‘India Security Press’ relating to a project for issuance chip-enabled e-passports within the future, aforesaid External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday.

Speaking at the seventh Passport Seva Divas command here, Jaishankar aforesaid that the Ministry has conjointly projected the manufacture of e-passports on priority in order that a brand new passport brochure with advanced safety features may be extended within the close to future.

“The Ministry has initiated discussions with the India Security Press relating to the project for issue of chip-enabled e-passports to the voters,” aforesaid Jaishankar.

“We propose to pursue the manufacture of e-passports on priority in order that a brand new passport brochure with advanced safety features will be extended within the close to future,” he added.

The External Affairs Minister noted that the MEA problems a mean of 1 large integer passport once a year once it underwent a “passport revolution” due to the assorted initiatives taken to originate a plain amendment within the delivery mechanism of passport services to voters each among the country and abroad.

“The last 5 years of passport services delivered by the Ministry, within the words of my illustrious precursor External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj terrorist organization, so entrenched a “Passport Revolution,” aforesaid Jaishankar.

“Under the leadership of Prime Minister, varied initiatives that this Ministry took in delivery a few visible amendment within the delivery mechanism of passport services to our voters each among the country and abroad,” he added.

Jaishankar further that the Ministry would continue its work on the any simplification of the foundations and method for issuance passports while not compromising the legitimate security issues.

“Issue of passports would undoubtedly stay a core space for United States of America. As we tend to move ahead, our focus would still stay on proactive reaching and any simplification of the foundations and processes for issuance passport while not compromising the legitimate security issues,” the External Affairs Minister aforesaid.

To this finish, we must always build best United States of Americae of the technology accessible with us and also the tools provided by the Government’s initiative beneath “Digital India,” he added.(FA9NEWS)

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