Delhi Police bring in smart cards for arms licenses in Delhi

The officials said that a smart card licensewould be issued after filling a prescribed format which can be downloaded from the website

Delhi Police Headquarters

New Delhi, February 17

The Delhi Police Licensing unit has introduced a ‘Smart Card Arms License’ in place of the traditional arms booklet, making Delhi Police the first force in the country to introduce smart arms card license. 

JCP (licensing unit) Dr O P Mishra stated that the arms licensing unit has started a smart card on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Delhi Police and Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava. 

The officials said that the smart card is easy to carry and has inherent security features. It will be printed in house after verification of data of arms license holders.

According to the licensing unit, the smart card license will initially be issued to licensees at the time of availing various services. 

The officials said that the licensees willing to get a smart card license are also advised to provide details in the prescribed format which can be downloaded from the website

The detailed schedule for collection of smart cards will be issued separately in due course of time. Licensees will be informed individually through email as well as SMS as soon as the smart card is ready.

The smart card will also be integrated with the ‘e-Beat book’ through ‘shastra mobile app’ for effective policing, officials added.


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