Nearly 200,000 people apply for National Identity Card in Nawalparasi

Published On: December 11, 2021 11:45 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

NAWALPUR, Dec 11: Nearly 200,000 people have filled the form for national identity card, In Nawalparasi (east of Bardaghat-Susta). The number of people filling up the form of national identity card at the mobile camp and field office operated at the local level of the district has reached 197,382.

Assistant Chief District Officer Mohan Bahadur Thapa said that 184,337 people have filled the form of national identity card from the mobile camp conducted in the month of July-August. Similarly, Thapa said that 13,045 people had filled up the forms for the national identity card at the field office of the district administration office till Friday.

The number of people issuing a copy of their citizenship from the District Administration Office, Nawalparasi is more than those applying for new citizenship cards. As of mid-November of the current fiscal year 2021/22, a total of 4,486 people have applied for new citizenship cards in the district whereas 4,601 have issued copies of their citizenship. Stating that there are 2,335 men and 2,151 women applying for new citizenship, Thapa said that a total of 2,441 men and 2,160 women requested for the copy of their citizenship.

“The number of people issuing the copy of their citizenship had increased because some of them had lost their citizenship while some of their citizenship cards were destroyed or lacked clarity,” said Thapa.

According to Thapa, the work of issuing passports from the district has been stopped as the production of new e-passports has been started. “However, work of recommending e-passport to those who are in urgent need of passport is continuing,” said Thapa.

Stating that the district is preparing to issue e-passport soon, Thapa said that the recommendation of e-passport from the district will also be stopped. At present, all the three district administration offices in the Kathmandu Valley including the Department of Passport department have been issuing e-passports. A total of 4,028 people, including 2,620 men and 1,408 women have taken passports in the district from July to the mid-November.

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