Jalandhar, June 23 (STN): Lok Sabha member Sushil Kumar Rinku today directed the Regional Passport Officer (RPO), Jalandhar to further streamline the appointment process for passport related services so that applicants can avail these facilities smoothly.
The MP visited the Jalandhar Passport Office, where he reviewed the entire process of providing passport related services. He asked RPO Anoop Singh to resolve the issue of delay in passport appointments, which is a matter of concern for the applicants. He hoped that the process of issuing passports to district residents would be further streamlined. R.P.O. Anoop Singh told the Lok Sabha member that concerted efforts are being made to reduce the pendency and increase the appointment quota.
The Lok Sabha member while talking to Regional Passport Officer Anup Singh said that since Doaba region is the hub of NRIs, the role of Jalandhar passport office becomes very important. Shri Rinku said that it is a matter of great pride and satisfaction that the Passport Office is performing its role well by providing excellent services to the people. However, there is a need for better coordination to reduce the waiting time for passport services.
Mr. Rinku R.P.O. To create a transparent, accountable, responsive and people friendly environment in the Passport Office for the convenience of the applicants so that they do not face any difficulty in getting their work done. He also assured full cooperation to the Regional Passport Officer for providing valuable services to the people effectively.
Reiterating the office’s commitment to provide smooth and hassle-free services to the people, Regional Passport Officer Anoop Singh said that no stone would be left unturned in this task. Passport related services are being provided to the applicants from , Pathankot, Gurdaspur, Moga and Police District Batala and every effort will be made to facilitate the people of these districts. He said that people can directly approach him in case of any problem regarding passport services.
During this, the Lok Sabha member also visited the Passport Office where he interacted with the staff and applicants and also obtained their valuable feedback regarding passport related services.