Local units in Hetauda yet to incorporate online registration systemThe Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration had introduced the online registration system five years ago.
Even though the federal government has designed an online system to register life events such as birth, death, marriage, migration and divorce, most local units in Hetauda have yet to introduce the system, saying it is fraught with technical glitches.
The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration had introduced the online registration system five years ago. But in Hetauda, most local units still keep the records manually.
In the last fiscal year, Hetauda Sub-metropolis registered a total of 6,980 records, including 3,160 births, 1,894 marriages, 991 deaths, 840 migrations and 95 divorces. None of these cases was registered online.
Ek Raj Uprety, chief of Manahari Rural Municipality, said the incorporation of the online system has been delayed due to a lack of access to the internet.
However, Bidur Humagain, chief of Makwanpur Gadhi Rural Municipality, claims the delay is due to a shortage of skilled manpower.
“We know the online system would make our work easier and convenient, but we don’t have skilled manpower who knows the system well,” said Humagain.
Along with Makwanpur Gadhi and Manahari, other local units that are yet to incorporate the online system include Thahanagar, Bhimphedi, Kailash, Raksirang, Indrasarobar and Bagmati, among others.