Tuesday, August 16, 2022

IDCC discusses CRS usage, awareness among ashas

The Inter-Departmental Coordination Committee (IDCC) meeting on “Registration of Births & Deaths in Nagaland” was held on Tuesday, at the Civil Secretariat, Kohima with commissioner & secretary, Economics & Statistics, Kevileno Angami as chairperson.
According to a DIPR report, Kevileno, who is also the chief registrar of Births & Deaths Nagaland, welcomed IDCC members and briefed them on the importance of the Civil Registration System (CRS) in the state. She also spoke on the ways forward, in order to achieve its goals and objectives.
The Committee deliberated on sensitising Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) during health camps, sensitising Anganwadi workers, highlighting the importance of CRS during teachers’ training programmes, compulsory birth certificates during school admission, sensitising schools on compulsory registration of birth, sensitisation of the importance of registration of Births & Deaths and the usage of CRS software by registrars of Births & Deaths.
For Online Registration of Births & Deaths, the agendas discussed were involvement of Information and Public Relations (IPR) department for publicity of online registration of Births & Deaths, redirecting route/traffic to ORGI web portal whenever applicants log in through IT&C application and exploring avenues for IT infrastructure in the state.
The Committee also proposed to organise a conference of District Economics & Statistics officers, district level officers and stakeholders in Kohima on the importance of the Civil Registration System.
The meeting was attended by director Census Operations, Anoop Khinchi, director of Economics & Statistics, Neidilhou Angami and officers from stakeholder departments.

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