Category Articles: Passport
June 30, 2018
New Delhi: Taking one more step ahead towards people centric reform, Ministry of External Affairs has dispensed with address verification in Police Verification Report.
It means, police will no more need to do address verification, the task which was delaying the passport issuance process in many cases.
With this, Police public interface in Police Verification Request(PVR) is done away and there's no more requirement to visit Police Station.
External Affairs Mi...Read More
May 28, 2018
Ahmedabad: Union minister of External Affairs through her twitter handle on Monday asked Regional Passport Officer of Gujarat, Nilam Rani to look into the issue of passport of one Santoshben Hariprasad and report her about the same.
A twitter handle Hari Prasad Pandit had issued threat of self immolation outside the passport office in Gulbai tekra area of Ahmedabad if passport of Santoshben Hariprasad Pandit is not issued before 10th of June. Pandit in his tweet also mentioned that applic...Read More
October 05, 2017
Surat: Regional Passport Officer of Surat Anjanikumar Pandey announced two new Passport Seva Kendra(PSKs) at Valsad and Navsari in South Gujarat.
Pandey was speaking at a function organized by Chamber of Commerce in Surat.
He said such PSKs will be opened in next about four-month period.
He said the new PSKs will help for reducing burden on Surat based passport office.
He said last year 1.38 lakh passports were issued in Surat against which this year 1.38 lakh passports are a...Read More
September 07, 2017
After an interesting revelation, the police in Kutch district is investigating a case in which a Pakistani woman who had come to this bordering district of Gujarat on a long term visa in 1990 and was recently granted Indian citizenship following her marriage with an Indian national, was reportedly having two fake Indian voter identity cards even before getting the Indian citizenship.
Police today said that one Banoli Zakihussain, a Pakistani woman who had married Abder Rahma...Read More
June 17, 2017
Opening of new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) in the Second Phase
New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the Department of Posts (DOP) have decided to utilize the Head Post Offices (HPO)/ Post Offices in the country as Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) for delivery of passport related services to the citizens of the country. The objective of this partnership is to extend passport related services on a larger scale and to ensure wider area coverage. In the firs...Read More
May 11, 2017
Mumbai: Kamal Dabgar, a 23-yead old woman from Ahmedabad has been arrested by Sahar police in Mumbai and sent to police custody till April 13 for traveling to Canada with a fake passport. Dabgar has been booked for forgery, cheating and other offenses. Dabgar had received a fake passport with visa through a travel agent. She came to Mumbai on Monday and took a flight to Canada. She was deported back from Canada to Mumbai when Canadian immigration authorities found her passport as fake.
March 30, 2017
Bhuj: After Dahod and Palanpur, Gujarat will get another Post Office Passport Seva Kendra(POPSK) at district headquarters Bhuj in Kutch with effect from 31st of March.
Local Lok Sabha MP Vinod Chavda will inaugurate the PSK at head post office of Kutch in Bhuj and hold function in connection with his at Amit Mall.
PSK will have man power from Tata Consultancy and Ahmedabad based Regional Passport Office. Online registration facility will be available on Passportindia.gov.in.
March 28, 2017
Ahmedabad: Taking a dig at the adversaries of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said that his decision for demonetization drive proved to be Waterloo for the Opposition parties in the just concluded battle of ballots in parts of India.
Inaugurating the Passport Service Centre at the Palanpur Post office, he said, “Prime Minister’s decision for ‘note bandi’ has proved to be ‘vote bandi’ for the opposition.”
Mr. Rupani said that Prime Minis...Read More
March 27, 2017
Gandhinagar: Palanpur in North Gujarat will get Post Office Passport Seva Kendra(PSK). Gujarat Chief Minister will open this kendra tomorrow morning.
New PSK at Palanpur will serve the districts of Banaskantha, Mahesana and Patan in North Gujarat for passport related issues.
The Government of India led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has in its initiative started PSKs at Post Offices under which Dahod, Palanpur and Bhuj are included in first phase. A pilot project at Dahod is fu...Read More
December 27, 2016
Ahmedabad: A man who had arrived at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport here in a flight from middle east was today nabbed for traveling with a fake passport.
Police said that Anthony Jose, a native of Kerala was caught with a fake passport by the immigration officials here and was handed over to the Sardarnagar police station for further investigation.
During the primary interrogation it has been revealed that Anthony used to work as a production manager in a Dubai...Read More
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