Collector and Additional Chief Registrar (Birth-Death) Dr. s. Bhartidasan took a meeting of all the registrars of urban and rural areas of Raipur district today and gave instructions to make cent percent registration of births and deaths online using central software and distribution of certificates for free.

For this, the Collector gave strict instructions to the registrars to register all the birth-death events occurring in their area, distribute certificates and send their monthly reports by the 5th of every month. He instructed to take disciplinary action against the concerned registrars, impose penalty and recover the amount from their salary in the event of not registering or not reporting.

An interdepartmental coordination committee has been constituted to ensure 100% registration of births and deaths in Raipur district. According to the Birth-Death Act 1969, it is mandatory to register the events of each country. The meeting reviewed the progress of birth registration in the year 2020. The collector expressed his displeasure over the reporting of registration in 92.9 percent institutions, 88.9 rural areas and 94.9 percent urban areas of Raipur district and asked the District Planning Officer to take necessary action to ensure cent percent reporting of birth and death registration. The collector also asked to give medical certification form of death mandatory in cases of death occurring in government and private hospitals. At the meeting, District Planning Officer Prachi Mishra gave audi videos demonstration.

It is worth mentioning that the birth certificate is the first legal right and identity of the child. Authentic documents of date of birth, place of birth, ancestral property, for registration of succession, this registration and birth and death certificate is also necessary. It is also helpful as evidence of death in the court, court case. Similarly, getting admission in school, driving license, franchise, passport, compensation in insurance related matters, is helpful in claiming. It is also used in adding names to ration cards etc. It is useful to make and take advantage of social welfare schemes, as well as population and health data.