e-ILP platform launched in Manipur

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  • September 7, 2021
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e-ILP platform launched in Manipur

Part of: GS Prelims and GS- III –  Security 

Context Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh recently launched electronic Inner Line Permit (ILP) counters 

Key takeaways 

  • Imphal, Jiribam and Mao Centers have been inaugurated.
  • Under the portal, a person from outside the state can apply online for ILP and get the permit from issuing centres after onsite verification. 
  • The e-ILP tracking system has been developed to mend the loopholes in the procedures adopted to issue the permit and its tracking system.
  • It has a comprehensive dashboard system that would actively show information such as number of people entering the state on a particular date and time and graphical break-up based presentation of people visiting through different entry gates.
  • The system is also enabled with automated generation of a defaulted list of people who have overstayed beyond the permitted number of days as per the permit.
  • The ILP system came into effect in Manipur on January 1, 2020.

What is Inner Line Permit system?

  • ILP is an official travel document issued to allow inward travel of an Indian citizen into a protected area for a limited period. 
  • It is obligatory for Indian citizens from outside those states to obtain a permit for entering into the protected state. 
  • Currently, Protected Areas are located in the following States:
    • Whole of Arunachal Pradesh
    • Parts of Himachal Pradesh
    • Parts of Jammu & Kashmir
    • Whole of Manipur
    • Whole of Mizoram
    • Whole of Nagaland
    • Parts of Rajasthan
    • Whole of Sikkim (partly in Protected Area and partly in Restricted Area)
    • Parts of Uttarakhand
  • Any person is entitled to renew his permit every six months if he is not a native in these states despite the fact that he/she is a long-term resident.
  • It also regulates the movement to certain areas located near the international borders of India.
  • It is issued by the concerned states coming under the protection of ILP.

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