Go online, change name in a day
TIMES NEWS NETWORK
Mumbai: The state government will launch an online facility from March 15 for those who want to change their name. It promises the switch in a day.
Today it takes a minimum of three months for the name change to be gazetted. People are forced to make numerous trips to the Charni Road government press.
“Now it will be done within a day,” said IT secretary Rajesh Agarwal.
The state government will launch a scheme within a week for online filing of complaints against errant autorickshaw and taxi drivers. People will be able to lodge their complaints online by dialling *166# on their mobile phones.
Virendra Singh, director, IT, said it was the Centre’s scheme and every state could launch various schemes on the platform. The state also introduced a scheme to verify certificates.
Source :::: The Times of India, p.8, http://epaper.timesofindia.com/Default/Scripting/ArticleWin.asp?From=Archive&Source=Page&Skin=TOINEW&BaseHref=TOIM/2014/02/28&PageLabel=8&EntityId=Ar00802&ViewMode=HTML