STATUTORY PROVISION:Computerised Birth/Death Certificates are being issued in all the 561 Town Panchayats.Every birth shall be registered within 14 days and every death shall be registered within 7 days with the Town Panchayat.Any person who wants to register a birth or a death shall inform the Town Panchayat Office in the form prescribed in Annexure-V along with a certificate from the person or Medical Institution, who conducted delivery in the case of birth and from the Medical Officer who treated the patient in the case of death.Beyond the prescribed time limit, if a registration is done , it is accepted with a payment of penalty upto a period of one year. If a registration is to be done beyond a period of one year, it will be registered only on receipt of Judicial order from a Magistrate and with penalty.
EXTRACT FROM BIRTH/DEATH REGISTER
On registration one copy of an extract of Birth/Death Register will be given to the party, free of cost. If a certificate of Birth/Death is required at a later date from the Town Panchayat, an application in the prescribed format (Copy of format enclosed in Appendix) furnishing the information required in the format like name of the child, father’s name, mother’s name, date and place of birth, etc., in the case of birth certificate and name of the person, father’s /husband’s name, date and place of death, etc., in the case of Death Certificate shall be furnished.
The application shall be presented in the Town Panchayat office and acknowledgement obtained.
Along with the application, the following fee shall be remitted in Town Panchayat Office.
Birth & Death Certificate Rs.25.00 per copy **
If date of birth/death is not
known or unspecified, Search
Fee for every year. Rs.25.00 per copy **
Belated Birth and Death
- a) Below one month without penalty
- b) Above one month & below
one year Rs.25.00 per copy **
- c) Above one year with the
order of Magistrate Rs.50.00
A Court fee stamp of Rs.2/- shall be fixed in the application form.
** Conditions apply