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Economics department conducts training for registrars on CRS portal

By Reyivolü Rhakho Updated: May 06, 2024 7:52 pm
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Department officials, resource persons and participants at the Directorate of Economics and Statistics in Kohima on Monday.

KOHIMA —  A one-day Training of Trainers (ToTs) session on revamping the Civil Registration System (CRS) portal was organised for the deputy registrars by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics. The event took place at its conference hall in Kohima on Monday.

The CRS portal, developed by the Office of the Registrar General of India (ORGI), was implemented nationwide, including in Nagaland. Neidilhou Keditsu, Director of Economics and Statistics, stated on the occasion that the state has been using it to issue birth and death certificates.

He stated that online registration of births and deaths in the state is in operation from 2022 and that onboarding for all 1,471 registrars in the state, including those in districts and villages, has been completed. He also reminded them that civil registration is a continuous, permanent, and compulsory process.

Keditsu remarked that the department has performed well over the years since the implementation of the Births and Deaths Act 1969 in the state in 1971, emphasising that birth and death certificates are crucial documents that delineate an individual’s life. He also highlighted that they serve as primary sources of data for the state’s population.

He expressed gratitude to ORGI for introducing the new portal, enhancing the delivery of services digitally. He mentioned that certificates issued through the portal are accessible at with a unique registration number nationwide.

He further urged the district registrars to familiarise themselves with the revamped portal to enhance service provision to the people of the state.

The training primarily targeted registrars at the district level, who will subsequently train village-level registrars within their respective districts. Senior research officers from ORGI, Renu Shekhawat and Vimal Kaul, were the resource persons for the training of trainers.

By Reyivolü Rhakho Updated: May 06, 2024 7:52:45 pm
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