Ability to request PCC services to be included in all Seva Kendras Online Postal Passports
To accommodate the unexpected increase in demand for Police Certificates (PCCs), the Ministry of External Affairs has decided to include the facility to apply for PCC services in all Postal Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) online through India, from September 28. In a press release, the MEA said it was pleased to announce a new step to improve the experience of citizens while enjoying passport-related services.
“To cope with the unforeseen increase in demand for Police Certificates (PCCs), the Ministry has decided to include the ability to apply for PCC services in all Postal Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) online across the India, from Wednesday, September 28, 2022, “it is read. The steps taken by the ministry to extend the PCC application service to POPSKs would not only help Indian citizens to seek employment abroad but also meet the demand for other PCC requirements including education, long-term, emigration visa.
Earlier this year, MEA had signed an agreement for the second phase of the Passport Seva program with Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) appointing them as the service provider for the project. “The Ministry of External Affairs has today signed an agreement for the second phase of the Passport Seva Program (PSP-V2.0) with M/s. Tata Consultancy Services Limited, our valued partner, appointing them as the service provider for the project,” the ministry said in a statement.
The ministry also said that ePassport issuance for better customer satisfaction, enhanced security and the next level of citizen experience will also be unveiled in the updated PSP-V 2.0. (ANI)
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