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All reported births, and deaths to be digitally registered

Facts for Prelims (FFP)

 

Source: TH

 Context: Starting from October 1, all reported births and deaths in India will be digitally registered on the Centre’s portal.

  

Features:

  • These digital certificates will serve as a single document for various purposes, including admission to educational institutions, applying for a driver’s license, government job applications, obtaining passports or Aadhaar cards, enrolling as a voter, registering marriages, and more.
  • States will be mandated to register births and deaths on the Centre’s Civil Registration System (CRS) portal and share this data with the Registrar-General of India (RGI), which operates under the Union Home Ministry.