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QUESTION NO.3955 NEW PO IN NAVI MUMBAI

July 17, 2019

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.3955
TO BE ANSWERED ON 17.07.2019

NEW PO IN NAVI MUMBAI

†3955. SHRI RAJAN VICHARE:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) whether the concerned department has been ordered to open Passport Office in Navi Mumbai and if so, the details thereof;

(b) whether the above mentioned office has been opened in post office situated in Vashi and if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether the material and facilities have not been made available to set up passport office so far due to which citizens are facing difficulties; and

(d) if so, the details thereof and the steps being taken by the Government for setting up the office well equipped with all the facilities till date?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
(SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN)

(a) & (b) A Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) was inaugurated at the Vashi Post Office in Navi Mumbai on 10 March, 2019.

(c) & (d) The POPSK at Vashi has been made functional with appointments released to enable the citizens to apply for a passport.

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