Registration of the births and deaths Act, 1969 – UPSC Prelims

 Registration of the births and deaths act, 1969(RBD Act)
  • Under the RBD act, it is the responsibility of the states to register births and deaths.
  • States have set up facilities for the same and a chief registrar is an executive authority for the implementation of the act.
  • The registrar general of India is responsible for coordinating and unifying the implementation of the RBD Act.
  • This system enables citizens to easily obtain the required services, prevent fake registrations. It also includes some personal information like the child’s parents and the deceased.