India organizes training program for officials of the Afghan civil registration authority

NEW DELHI: As part of the efforts in Afghanistan , India has organized a program for civil registry officials who also visited the UIDAI premises to study the Aadhaar initiative.

The programme for Afghanistan central civil registration authority, organised by the registrar general and census commissioner and Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ), was conducted from December 23-30, 2019, followed by a field visit to Chandigarh, the ministry of external affairs said in a statement.

The elements of the program included the study of the system of registration of births and deaths of citizens, the system of statistics and vital indicators and Aadhaar, the declaration.

Participants also received practical experience with a live demonstration of the software and birth and death registration processes, and explained the census enumeration methodology, he said.

Earlier, from November 13-17, 2019, a capacity building programme was organised for officials from National Statistics and Information Authority, Afghanistan by foreigner regional registration offices, New Delhi to help streamline their immigration procedures.

India remains of the most popular development and capacity building partner in Afghanistan and has a wide array of training and scholarship programme for Afghans including under its Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC), the statement said.