Registration of birth is a right of the child and is the first step towards establishing
their identity. It is compulsory to report births and deaths to the Registrar of
Births and Deaths under the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969. Births
and Deaths are registered only at the place of their occurrence. Head of the household
is responsible to report births and deaths that occurred in the house to the Registrar
of Births and Deaths. It is the responsibility of the officer in charge to report
the births and deaths that occur in hospitals, nursing homes, health centres, etc
to the Registrar of Births and Deaths of the concerned area. For reporting of events,
prescribed forms are used, Form 1 for live birth, Form 2 for death and Form 3 for
All Details of form no.-1, 2, and 3 are being computerized through
(eOlakh) . The data entry in (eOlakh) for rural
area is by EGVS at village level and for urban area at Taluka/Nagarpalika/Corporation.
The System is developed for the Health and Welfare Department, Government of Gujarat
by National Informatics Centre, Gujarat State. Any problems faced in the application
or suggestions regarding the application please contact Additional Director (Stat),
5/3, Dr. Jivraj Mehta Bhavan, Gandhinagar-382010.