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South Gujarat residents irked by delay in Passport

Apr 3rd 2015 at 4:30 AM

A fabric businessman Amit Agarwal (name transformed) literally tore his air passport in front of postal authorities at Mahidharpura article office when he was told that his passport was yet to be sent off from the Regional Passport Office (RPO). Agarwal had scheduled a vital company meeting with his client in New york city on Friday and had actually scheduled the air passport anticipating that his tatkal passport, for which he had used recently, would reach him on schedule. Typically, the passport used under tatkal scheme is dispatched within 3 to 5 functioning days.

A diamantaire Rohit Shah had obtained his child's passport a month earlier as he is moving with his family members to America, U.S.A. Typically, the passport in typical classification is delivered within 30 days after finalization of authorities query, however it has been a month as well as Shah is still hanging around for it to be provided.

Thousands of passport applicants like Shah as well as Agarwal in the Diamond City and also various other areas of south Gujarat have actually either terminated or shelved their strategies to take a trip abroad as a result of the hold-up in the send off of passports by the RPO.

Passport officials claim a substantial stockpile has been developed since India Safety Press in Nashik, Maharashtra, which publishes passports, visas and postage stamps, has been putting on hold production of passports for weeks at a stretch due to shortage of imported laminated sheets should make the 36-page pamphlet.

Surat RPO as well as Passport Seva Kendra (PKS) at Udhna Darwaja get around 700 applications everyday from Bardoli, Bharuch, Dang, Narmada, Navsari, Surat, Surat rural, Tapi and also Valsad. RPO authorities in the city stated several job hunters and also those desiring to take a trip for business, trip and also immigration have actually been impacted because of the delay.

A passport broker Jitendra Patel stated, "Many of my clients are experiencing for the last one month due to the delay in the send off of passport.".

"There is a stockpile of around 6,000 passport applications in the RPO. Just recently, the passport policemans from throughout the nation had actually satisfied in New Delhi to go over the shortage of passport brochure. We have actually been educated that manufacturing has begun at Nashik press and also points will certainly be stabilized in a month's time," regional passport policeman Kumar Nityanand stated.

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About the Author : - PASSPORT SUCHNA website has been developed & designed in order to help the citizens with the information they required for getting their Passport. The portal facilities the applicant/citizen with the information of procedures & processes to be followed for applying the Passport. The citizen will also get the information of the documents required depending upon their cases like fresh, renewal, tatkal, name change, divorce etc. The citizen can also get the information about the of addresses of the Passport Seva Kendra and the Passport Office along with the fees required to apply for Passport.

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