Every Birth or Death is to be reported and registered within 21 days at the place of its occurrence in the prescribed reporting forms. The persons required to register Birth / Death are:

  • When the Birth / Death has taken place in a house.
    Head of the house or nearest relative of the head of the House or oldest person in the family
  • When the Birth/Death was taken place outside the house
    1. In a Hospital/Health Centre, Maternity Home or other like institutions Medical Officer Incharge or any officer authorised by him.
    2. In a Jail Jail Incharge
    3. In a Hospital, Dharmshala, Boarding House etc. Person Incharge
    4. In a Moving Vehicle Person Incharge of the Vehicle
    5. Found deserted in a public place Headman of the Village/Incharge of the local police station