The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir inaugurated an online portal for E-Permission for border areas of Kupwara district at a function held here.

Speaking at the occasion, the DC said that the launching of the E-Permission service portal is an innovative step of District Administration to boost the tourism activities in Kupwara district. It will also facilitate non-resident travellers, visiting border areas of Karnah, Keran and Machill in getting online permission with convenience. Until now, the permission was given offline for which the travellers had to consume time to visit D.C. Office physically.

The DC said that the online portal is part of the Lieutenant Governor’s mission to provide more and more online services to the common people for their convenience and easy access to the administration.

The portal was devised by NIC team Kupwara under the supervision of District Informatics Officer Kupwara, Abhishek Mali. The portal shall be looked after and monitored by the NIC team itself.

Earlier, the District Informatics Officers gave a demonstration of accessing the E-Permission portal and generated demo permission in presence of the DC.

On the occasion, it was informed that any traveller, wishing to visit the border areas of Karnah, Keran and Machill can access the portal at http://epass.kupwara.co.in.

Among others, JD Planning, ACR Kupwara, District Informatics Officer, District Information Officer, AD Planning, Ex. Engineer R&B and other concerned were present at the function.

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