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Registration Of Births And Deaths (RBD) Amendment Bill, 2023

Registration Of Births And Deaths (RBD) Amendment Bill, 2023:

The Registration of Births and Deaths (RBD) Amendment Bill, 2023, proposes to create digital birth certificates that will serve as comprehensive documents for various purposes.

  • It aims to eliminate the need for multiple documents to prove the date and place of birth.
  • The Bill introduces significant amendments to the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969.
  • Provides for the appointment of a Registrar-General, India for issuing general directions for registration of births and deaths.
  • Create a National and State level database of registered births and deaths which would help in updating other databases.
  • The Bill makes it mandatory for States to register births and deaths digitally on a centralized portal called the Centre’s Civil Registration System (CRS).
  • Medical institutions will be required to provide a certificate stating the cause of death to the Registrar.
  • The digital birth certificate will be used for admission to educational institutions, driving licenses, government jobs, passports, Aadhaar, voter enrollment, and marriage registration.