Registration of Births & Deaths is compulsory as per provisions of registration of Births & Deaths Act, 1969. In India, it is mandatory under the law as per the Registration of Births & Deaths Act, 1969 to register every birth/stillbirth and death with the concerned state/UT Government within 21 days of its occurrence. The Government accordingly has provided for well-defined registration system for registration of Birth, with the Registrar General at the centre and the Chief registrars in the States, running through district registrars to the village and town registrars at the periphery.
All births/deaths that have occurred either in a home or a hospital otherwise shall be reported within 21 days of their occurrence to the concerned Registrar/Sub Registrar in whose jurisdiction the event has occurred.
Dr. Anindita Chanda
Guwahati Municipal Corporation
3rd Floor, GMC Market
Guwahati - 781001