SUB; Compulsory Holding of Valid Indian Passports for Visiting Groups


        With effect from 01 January, 2018, it is hereby notified that the performing art groups being sponsored by OCD Section abroad for participation in the cultural events should Compulsorily hold  Valid Indian Ordinary Passports of all the  group members.  Those visiting group members who do not have Valid Indian Passports will NOT be allowed to accompany the groups sponsored abroad.  The holding of Valid Indian Passports will facilitate in issue Official Passports to the group members.   The ICCR will NOT accept Aadhaar Cards/Election Cards from members of the visiting groups for issuing Official Passports.