1 min read.Updated: 17 Jan 2022, 07:32 AM ISTLivemint
The passport jacket will contain an electronic chip which will have important security-related data encoded on it.
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India will soon start issuing e-passports which will use Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) and biometrics. Sanjay Bhattacharya, Secretary in Ministry of External Affairs, Secretary, has stated that the new e-passport will secure biometric data, and also be in line with the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organisation(ICAO).