Government issues 1.45 crore passports in one year: Modi

New Delhi, Aug 15 – The government issued 1.45 crore passports in 2015-16, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

People were being provided passports in just one or two weeks now though around two crore applications are received annually compared to 40-50 lakh application in earlier years, he said in his Independence Day speech.

People do not need any recommendation now to secure passports, he said.


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