Jammu: Divisional Commissioner launches postal delivery service of PRCs
People in the Jammu and Kashmir winter capital will now get doorstep delivery of their permanent resident certificates (PRCs). Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma launched the service on Friday. A special scheme has been customized by the postal department. After issuance of a PRC, it would be delivered to an applicant within three days by the postal department through speed post, officials said.
The new service will assure transparency and accountability
Verma said the scheme will not only provide convenience to applicants but also assure that no fake addresses are used or fake PRCs are applied for. Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar. said an online monitoring system has been put in place for monitoring of PRC files to bring transparency in the system. He said Tehsildar concerned would upload the application online with all documents.
The process of postal delivery service of PRCs
After the Tehsildar uploads the application online, he will forward it to the competent authority with the recommendation for issuance of the certificate, Kumar said "A message service will also be made available for applicants and officers concerned. After the dispatch of PRCs, the postal department will monitor the same and provide daily delivery reports to the office of deputy commissioner," he said.