Silchar, Jan 9: Online issuing of birth and death certificate was started at Lakhipur Block Primary Health Centre recently. The online service was inaugurated in a simple function by Dr Y Kishore Singha, SDMO, along with Rimi Paul, chairperson, Lakhipur Municipal Board, and Pradip Kumar Dey, Zila Parishad member. They said it is very important to have online means for receiving birth and death certificates. However, they advised the beneficiaries to fill up the forms correctly.
The first birth certificate was handed over to Lalsimmwai Hmar who received it for her baby. People expressed their happiness over the digital service. Pradip Kumar Dey further said this service will enable people in receiving birth and death certificates in no time. Sanjukta Das, manager, Lakhipur Block Primary Health Centre, Saumen Chakraborty along with a number of persons assisted in making the programme successful. Other hospitals of the subdivision including Pailapool, Jirighat, Binnakandie, Chotomamda have also gone online in issuing birth and death certificates.