Issuance of chip-enabled passports soon: Minister of External Affairs

The government is in process to roll out advance security feature in passports. On the Passport Seva Divas, External Affairs Minister, S. Jaishankar said India was on its way to deliver passport booklets with advance security features. They would have chips installed for security. “We propose to pursue the manufacture of e-passports on priority so that a new passport booklet with advanced security features can be rolled out in the near future.”