PM Modi has solved all the worries of the newly married couples who are planning to have a honeymoon overseas but the long passport lines killing their excitement. Modi announced in a gathering of the Indian Merchants Chambers’ ladies wing over a video conference that “From now onwards, women will not have to change their names in the passport after their marriage,”. Take a look at these packages custom-made for you and perhaps you finally find what you have been looking for, all this while!
Passport Seva website says: “This will be applicable to an applicant who has even marginally changed the name or a female who has changed her name or surname after marriage”. This means that if a woman kept her maiden name, nothing changes in the passport application process. Can’t wait for a romantic trip to Australia? Click here to see a package tailor made for you.
According to notification “Annexure K or any marriage certificate would not be required to provide in case of Married applicants,”. “And in the case of separated or divorced persons, the applicant would not be required to provide the name of her/his spouse or even the Divorce Decree in the Passport application form.
But, when you will apply for the passport of a minor, “If a parent(s) hold a valid passport, but spouse name is not endorsed there, then they will need to get the spouse name added in their passport. For this, they have to apply for the reissue of a new passport and get the specified change done”. Look for your dream Dubai Tour here.
The ministry has now made it easy for men/women, who are separating or divorced to remove the name of their spouses by just filling an affidavit.
PM stated that his government wants women to be given major importance in all the development schemes, for that they are taking different initiatives to empower women through various schemes such as Ujjwala, Mudra and many others.
He added that the maternity leave of 12 weeks has now extended to 26 weeks while another scheme provides for the transfer of Rs 6,000 to women accounts, who prefer to deliver in hospitals. A passport is full of stamps rather than a life full of chaos! Check Europe tour packages here!
Modi said that in their Ujjwala scheme “The government has set a target of providing free cooking gas to approx 5 crore people from BPL families over the next two years and within a year of its launch, the scheme has already benefited 2 crores, women.” Additionally, 1.2 crore people have voluntarily surrendered their LPG subsidy under their LPG subsidy surrender campaign. Indulge yourself in the heaven of Bali. Explore it here and how!
Praising the entrepreneurial spirit in women, with the shining example of Lijjat Papad and Amul, Modi said wherever women are given an opportunity, they have proved themselves two steps ahead of the men. Click here to see our irresistible Maldives packages custom-made for you.