IMPHAL, Sept 8 - Manipur Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with VFS Global to introduce Citizen Centric Service Delivery System by establishing Citizen Facilitation Centre under Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) department in the State.
Chief Secretary Dr J Suresh Babu and Debkumar Bandyopadhyay, Head of Business, South Asia Region, VFS Global exchanged the MoU in the presence of Chief Minister N Biren Singh at a press conference held at CM�s Secretariat today.
The Chief Minister said that more than 50 services would be made accessible to the public under single window system with the commencement of services of the Centre to be implemented under PPP model.
People need not go to different offices for getting documents or delivery services like birth certificate, income certificate, caste certificate, ration card, Aadhaar card, marriage certificate, driving license and education enrolment, etc., as all these services would be made available at the Facilitation Centre to be opened at ISBT, Khuman Lampak in Imphal East.
In addition, Visa facility for many predetermined countries like France, Italy, Germany, Singapore, Switzerland, UK, Thailand, etc., will also be made available to the public, he added.
Stating that the Centre would be functional by the first week of Novembera this year, the Chief Minister also conveyed that the Centre would also provide door to door delivery for selected services to start with, which would be extended in future.
Singh also said that VFS Global was selected through open tender in a transparent manner. He added that the VFS Global is the world�s largest technology services specialist company with 2,709 centres operating in 139 countries.