Corrections in birth certificates can be done online from 1 Jan

Chennai: From 1 January 2019, people need not travel all the way to their respective Health Inspectors to include names in birth certificates as they can do it online at the comfort of their homes.

Yes, Greater Chennai Corporation will be implementing a new feature from 1 January in its website as well as ‘Namma Chennai’ app wherein corrections can be made online for government certificates including birth certificates.

As of now, Corporation issues a lot of certificates like birth certificates, death certificates, property tax certificates, etc., online. But to make corrections like inclusion of names in birth certificates, people have no other option other than taking all necessary documents to the Health Inspectors which create a lot of hassle.

But, with the new feature, they can upload all the documents from their homes and the new certificates will issued online in a short span of time.