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Digital distribution of Republic Day & Independence Day passes

Digital distribution of Republic Day & Independence Day passes

Image Courtesy: AIR News

As part of the Government’s e-governance initiative, an online Invitation Management Portal (www.aamantran.mod.gov.in) was launched by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt in New Delhi on January 06, 2023 to extend e-Invitations to dignitaries/guests and Online Sale of Tickets to the general public for witnessing Republic day and Independence day events from now onwards. The portal provides the facility for the issue of online passes to dignitaries and their guests along with the provision for the general public to purchase tickets online irrespective of geographical location.

The Aamantran portal will make the entire process user-friendly, and environment-friendly and bridge the gap between the government and the general public. The detailed process may be viewed through the following link:

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ajay Bhatt termed the portal as another milestone in the ‘Digital India’ initiative and a step towards Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s concept of an e-governance model which is based on easy, effective, economical and eco-friendly governance. He stated that the Government is committed to ensure ease of living to every citizen, adding that ‘Digital India’ and ‘Minimum Government, Maximum Governance’ are bringing government and people together. The Raksha Rajya Mantri appreciated the fact that the invitation portal will make it easier for people to purchase tickets for Republic Day celebrations (RDC) and will save a great amount of paper used in printing. He added that the portal will make the RDC more secure.

Republic Day and its Significance

The Aamantran portal has the following features:

  • QR code-based authentication for enhanced security.
  • Digital delivery of passes/tickets through emails/sms.
  • Non-cancellable and non-transferrable tickets.
  • RSVP option for passes to seek acceptance from invitees
  • Post Event Data Analytics for better management of future events.

In addition to extending e-invitations through the portal, the booths/counters for the purchase of tickets will be set up at the following locations, where online tickets will be facilitated by the Ministry of Defence:

  • Sena Bhawan (Gate No 2)
  • Shastri Bhawan (Gate No 3)
  • Jantar Mantar (Near Main Gate)
  • Pragati Maidan (Gate No 1)
  • Parliament House (Reception Office) – Special counter for MPs (Will Open on 18.01.2023)

The timings will be forenoon (1000 hrs to 1230 hrs) and afternoon (1400 hrs to 1630 hrs). For detailed instructions, visit www.mod.gov.inwww.indianrdc.mod.gov.in.

OV Digital Desk

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