Monday, 24 February 2014

New Rules for Issuing Pan Card

Rules for Issuing Pan Card

Proof of date of birth of the applicant in addition to proof of identity is required

The Income Tax Department has made changes in rules for issuing Permanent Account Number (PAN) Card. It has vide notification S.O. 3794 (E) dated 23.12.2013, amended Rule 114 of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 to provide , inter alia, that the application for allotment of PAN shall be accompanied by proof of date of birth of the applicant in addition to proof of identity (POI)/proof of address (POA). The notification has also amended the prescribed list of documents which can be furnished as POI/POA and Aadhar Card has been included as one of the POI and POA document.
The number of PAN Card holders in the country as on 17.2.2014 is 20.24 crores. So far, 9.73 lakhs PAN have been issued where Aadhar has been captured and seeded in PAN database for maintain uniqueness.
Identification of bogus/duplicate PAN Card is an integral part of the data management system. In order to ensure that bogus PAN cards are not issued, the Income-tax Department has started capturing Aadhar number, as mentioned in para above, in PAN application forms in cases where it is available so that the additional uniqueness is brought in PAN allotment process.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Finance, Shri J.D. Seelam in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.

Thursday, 27 September 2012

PROCEDURE TO CHANGE NAME OF A PERSON

For Video on Name Change in India visit Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r91Hvvyblg

NAME CHANGE IN  INDIA

      Most of the people in India want to change their names but most of the people do not know how to change their names officially.
     Indeed it is very simple to change name if one does not like name or some other purpose


Locate the state printing press Get PROFORMA –III & PROFORMA –IV (proforma formats are given in following paragraphs) from printing press or from intenet


Fill PROFORMA –III and submit them to you district magistrate/ Mandal revenue officer (M.R.O)

district magistrate/ Mandala revenue officer (M.R.O) will give you signed & filled PROFORMA –IV

Now type and print PROFORMA-VII,SPECIMEN OF PUBLICATION MATTER and sign two copies

Type a covering letter addressing to Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchases, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Chanchalguda, Hyderabad saying " I want to change my name from so and so to so and so becuase of something"  
 the address given above is for AP state For other states printing press address will change

Take a D.D (Demand Draft) on the name Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchases, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Chanchalguda, Hyderabad of rupees 375/-

Now submit covering letter, PROFORMA –III, SPECIMEN OF PUBLICATION MATTER, date of birth certificate, education qualification certificate, if the name change is due to marriage marriage invitation etc to the Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchases, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Chanchalguda , Hyderabad personally


After one week you can go to the printing press and collect the EXTRAORDINARY PART II OF GAZETTE IN WHICH NAME CHANGE IS PUBLISHED


  the above procedure is for non-government employees

  for state government employees and  detailed instruction read the following paragraphs


     



Change of name-publication in official Gazette:-
I. For Government Employees –The Government employee who intends to change his name has to furnish the following for publication in the Gazette.
a.      Form of deed for change of name duly typed and executed on a non judicial stamp paper worth Rs. 10/- with the signature of two independent witnesses and attestation of the Head of the office where the applicant is working (Form-I is enclosed).
b.     Publication matter to be printed duly typed and signed with the details in duplicate – proforma – II enclosed, proforma – V in case of minor children, proforma – VI in case of adopted minor child, proforma – VII in case of adopted major person(along with an authenticated copy of deed of adoption), proforma – VIII in case of corrrection of wrong entries occurred in school records due parental mistakes.
c.      A requisition letter duly typed or neatly hand written addressed to the Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchases, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Chanchalguda, Hyderabad-500059.
d.     A D.D. in favour of Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchases payable at Hyderabad or a treasury challan in the Head of Account “ 0058- Stationery and Printing, 102- Sale of Gazettes” etc. for an amount of Rs. 50/- for publication in ordinary gazettes which will be published on every Thursday or Rs. 375/- for publication in extra-ordinary gazettes which will be published on the same date.
II. Other than Government Employees:- Persons other than the Government
employees who, intend to change their name have to furnish the following for publication in the official gazette.
a.      The information in annexure-I (proforma-III) duly filled in and signed by the applicant.
b.     The certificate in annexure-II issued by the District/Additional District/Executive Magistrate (proforma-IV).
c.      Publication matter to be printed duly typed and signed in duplicate (proforma-II), proforma-V in case of minor children, proforma-VI in case of adopted minor child, proforma-VII in case of adopted major person (along with an authenticated copy of deed of adoption), proforma-VIII in case of correction of wrong entries occurred in school records due to parential mistakes.
d.     Requisition letter duly typed or neatly hand written, addressing to the Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores Purchases, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Chanchalguda, Hyderabad.
e.      A D.D. in favour of Commissioner of printing, stationery and stores purchases payable at Hyderabad or a treasury challan in the Head of Account “0058-Stationery and Printing, 102-Sale of Gazette “ etc. for an amount of Rs. 50/- for publication in ordinary Gazette which will be published on every Thursday or Rs.375/- for publication in extra-ordinary Gazette which will be published on the same date.
III. Publication private matter like dissolution of partnership deeds etc are printed furnished by the applicants.  The cost of matter to be printed will be assessed by the Computing section based on the matter furnished by the applicant.
1.     Requisition of the applicant.
2.     Matter to be printed in the official gazettes duly typed and signed.
3.     The cost of Printing by way of D.D. or challan in the Head of A/c “0058 Sty and Ptg, 102 sale of Gazette etc”
IV. Subscription for obtaining Gazettes and Government Publications:
1.     Requisition letter.
2.     D.D. in favour of Commissioner of printing, stationery and stores purchase or challan in the Head of Account “0058-Stationery and Printing, 102- sale of gazettes” as per the categories mentioned in the schedule I enclosed)
V. Sale of Gazettes and Government Publications:
The Gazettes published by the Government time to time (normally upto (15) years old) subject to availability of copies and other Government publications mentioned in the Schedule-II (enclosed), Assembly proceedings, Government diaries and calendars etc are available for sale in the sale counter of P.B. located in the premises of Commissioner of printing, stationery and stores purchases/sale counter in A.P.Secretariat (only publications).
The above publications are available for sale on counters on payment of cost of the respective publication (mentioned in schedule-II), on payment of cash or D.D. in favour of Commissioner of printing, stationery and  stores purchases payable at Hyderabad or treasury challan receipt in the Head of Accounts “0058-stationery and printing, 102-sale of gazettes” etc. In case for supply by post adequate postal charges with requisite stamps need to be enclosed with their requisition along with D.D./challan to the cost.



PROFORMA -I
ANNEXURE
FORM OF THE DEED FOR CHANGE OF NAME
BY THIS DEED: I the undersigned (A,B,C, New name) of etc, new lately called A.C. (Old name)
employed as ………………………………………(Designation of the post held at the time by the
Government Servant concerned) at …………………………………… (place where employed in the
Department).
1. For and on behalf of myself and my wife and children and remoter issue wholly renounce, relinquish
and abandon the use of my former surname of C (only) and in place thereof do assume from the date
hereof the surname of B.C. and so that I and my former surname of C (only) but by my assumed
surname of B.C.
2. For the purpose of evidence such my determination declare that shall at all times hereafter in all
records deeds and writings and in all proceedings, dealings and transactions as well as private publish
and upon all occasions whatsoever use and sign by name of B.C. as my surname in place of and in
substitution for my former surname of C. (only).
3. Expressly authorise and request all persons at all times hereafter to designate and address me and my
wife and children and remoter issue by such assumed surname of B.C. accordingly.
4. I hereby acknowledge and indeminify all acts, deeds and liabilities by me as (old name) and known to
all men, I declare that change of name is not to cause any prejudice and not with any fraudulent
intention.
5. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my former and adopted names of A.C. and
A.B.C. and affixed my seal this …………………………………………………………………………
Day of …………………………………………………………
Signed, sealed and delivered A.C. Signature with original
Surname.
By the above name A.B.C.
Formerly A.C. in the presence of (b) A,B,C, Signature with assumed
Surname.
WITNESS:
1.
2.
“ATTESTED”
(Head of the Office)







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PROFORMA –III
ANNEXURE –I
To
THE DISTRICT MAGISTRATE
ADDL. DIST. MAGISTRATE
EXECUTIVE MAGISTRATE (M.R.O.)
Sir,
1. I, A.B. [existing full name of the person concerned in block letters]
Of (here insert his full present address showing door No., locality,
Village or town or city. Police Station, Taluk and Dist) was born
At ……………….. and I am a citizen of India.
2. My age on the date of application is ………………… dateof birth
(in the Christian era and age).
3. My father’s full name is/was (in block letters).
4. My mother’s full name is/was (in block letters).
5. I am single / married / a widow / a widower / a divorcee :
6. My wife’s/Husband Full name is/was
7. Marks of Identification.
1.
2.
8. Occupation
9. I am in the service of the State Government or the Govt. of India,
State the name of the Dept., Designation and date of his appointment.
10. Profession or occupation other than Govt. Service (here state details
Regarding designation, name and address of employer, station of
Posting etc).
11. I intend to change/my existing name as (full name in block letters) ..
12. I. A.B……………………………………………………………….
Do solemnly and sicerely declare that the foregoing particulars
Stated in this application are true and I make this solemn declaration
Concientiously believing the same to be true.
Signature of the Applicant.






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PROFORMA-IV
ANNEXURE-II
OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT/ADDITIONAL DISTRICT/EXECUTIVE MAGISTRATE
With reference to the application of Sri/Smt/Kum………………………………………………..
………………………………………………………………he/she is informed that on the basis
of information available he/she ……………………………………………. Son/daughter/wife of
……………………………………………..native of………………………village/taluk/district
……………………………………………………………….. qualifies for recognitionas a citizen
of India. This communication has been issued to him/her as so to him/her to change his/her name, and therefore it
has no legal validity whatsoever.
Place: …………………………………. District/Additional/District/
Executive Magistrate.
Dated: ………………………………………..2000
To
Sri/Smt/Kum. ……………………………………………..
……………………………………………..
…………………………………………….











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PROFORMA-V
SPECIMEN FORM OF PUBLICATION MATTER
My son/daughter --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Age ---------------------------------------------- student -------------------------------------------------------
Shall henceforth be known as ---------------------------------------------------
Station: Signature of the Parent
(Name in block ketters)
Dated:







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PROFORMA- VI
SPECIMEN FORM OF PUBLICATION MATTER
Master/Kum ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Son/daughter of --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Age ----------------------------------------------------- student -------------------------------------------
Shall henceforth be known as ------------------------------ ---------------------------------------------
Son/Daughter of -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Due to Adoption.
Station: 1. Signature of natural Parent
Dated: (Name in block letters)
2. Signature of Adopted Parent
(Name in block letters)






PROFORMA-VII
SPECIMEN OF PUBLICATION MATTER
I --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Son of/ Daughter of ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Qualification -------------------------------------- Designation -----------------------------------------
Henceforth be known as ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Son/Daughter of -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
due to adoption.
Station: Signature
(Previous name in block letters)
Dated:



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PROFORMA –VIII
SPECIMEN OF PUBLICATION MATTER
I -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Son of / Daughter of --------------------------------------------------- Qualification -----------------------
Designation ------------------------------------------------------------- shall henceforth be known
as -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Son of / Daughter of -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
for the purpose of correction of wrong entries occurred in School Records due to Parental mistake.
Station: Signature
(Previous name in block letters)
Dated:




PROFORMA –II
SPECIMEN OF PUBLICATION MATTER
I,.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------
Son of /Daughter of ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------
Qualification ------------------------------------------------- Designation ---------------------
----------
Henceforth be known as --------------------------------------------------------
Station: Signature
Dated: (Previous name in block
letters)




for further information visit

http://www.aponline.gov.in/apportal/departments/departments.asp?dep=17&org=120&category=about



for central government employees name change procedure in India will be different

employees should apply to central printing press
name change advertisement in news paper
proforma chnage



DEED FOR CENTRAL GOVT. EMPLOYEE FOR
CHANGE OF NAME/SURNAME
BY THIS DEED I the undersigned……………………………..…………………..……lately
called…………………………………………………………………………...………....employed as
(Former name)
………………………………………………………………...…………….…………………………
(Designation of the post held at the time by the Govt. servant)
at…………………………………………...…………………………………………………………..
(Place where employed in the Ministry/Department of the Govt. of India)
do hereby:-
1. Wholly renounce, relinquish and abandon on the use of my former name of
……………………………..and in place thereof do assume from the date there of the name of
……………………..and so that I may hereafter be called, known and distinguished not by my
former name of ………………………………………..but by my assumed name
of…………………………………………………..
2. For the purpose of evidencing such my determination, declare that I shall at all times
hereafter in all records, deeds and writings and in all proceedings, dealings and transactions private
as well as public and upon all occasions whatsoever use and sign the name
of……………………………………..as my name in place of and in substitution for my former
name of………………………………………………….
3. Expressly authorities and request all persons at all times hereafter to designate and address
me by such assumed name of ……………………………………………..
4. In witness whereof I have here unto subscribed my former and adopted name
of…………………………………………and …………………………………affixed my seal
this……………………………….day of ……………………………
Old Signature………………………….....
New Signature……………………………
Signed and delivered by the above
named…………………………………………………
formerly…………………………………………in the presence of :-
Witness No. - 1
Signature……………………………………..
Name…………………………………………
Designation………………………………….
Official Address…………………………….
(With Rubber stamp)
Witness No. – 2
Signature……………………………………..
Name…………………………………………
Designation…………………………………..
Official Address……………………………..
(With Rubber stamp)
Copy of O.M. No. 190016/187-Estt. dated 12th March, 1987 from Department of Personnel
and Training.
The Ministry of Home Affairs O.M.No. 67/274/48/Estts. dated 3rd November, 1948 as
amended vide O.M. No. 87/52Estt. dated 24th March, 1952 lays down the procedure for change of
name by Government employees. The Govt. recently had the occasion to review these instructions
in the light of experience in certain cases. It was found that the instructions are in complete in so far
as they do not cover certain situations. It has, therefore, been decided to adopt the following
procedure in suppression of all previous orders on the subject.
I. All cases of addition/deletion or change in name/surname:-
i. A Govt. employee wishing to adopt a new name or to effect any notifications in his/her
existing name may do so, formally by a deed changing his/her name. The sample deed form is
enclosed.
ii. The execution of the deed should be followed by publication of the change in a prominent
local newspaper as well as in the Gazette of India at the Govt employee’s own expense.
II. Addition/Change in surname only, on account of marriage, remarriage of a female Govt.
employees.
i. If the Govt. employee desires a change, she should give a formal intimation to her
appointing authority of her marriage and request for a change in her surname.
ii. Particulars of the husband may be given for making necessary entries in the Service Book.
III. Deletion of surname or reversion to maiden name on divorce/separation or death of the
husband of female Govt. employee, change may be permitted if a female Govt. employee gives:-
i. An intimations to the appointing authority regarding change in marital status; and
ii. A formal request for reversion to her maiden name.
NOTE: - There is no prescribed form for items II and III.
























Another Description




1
Procedure for change of Name: Major applicant
1. As per Government Order GO (P) No. 483, GA (General C), 8th December,
1977, applicant (Native of Andhra Pradesh) must file application in
Annexure 1 to District Magistrate (District Collector) enclosing following
documents ( As per circular No. D5/7096/2003 of District Collector
Hyderabad dated 30-08-2008) :
a. Two latest passport size colour photograph
b. Two independent citizenship certificate issued by Gazetted Officer
c. Personal sworn and signed affidavit of the applicant on Non – Judicial
stamp paper of Rs.10/- attested by notary stating exact reason for
change of his/her name.
d. Educational certificate from class I to Class Xth attested by Gazetted
Officer. In case of illiterate person any other proof of his name, age
such as ration card, voter list, electricity bill, water bill etc copy
attested by Gazetted Officer
e. Certificate from local Police station certifying that the applicant has
not come to any adverse records during last 5 years.
f. A certificate from the astrologer/numerologist in case request for
change for name is on such reasons.
2. District Magistrate after such enquiry as he think fit, will issue order in a
Forma as per Annexure II to the applicant.
3. Applicant then will send another application to Commissioner, Government
Printing Press along with order of District Magistrate for publication as
private advertisement in Andhra Pradesh Gazette on payment of publication
charges. Publication charges of Rs.50 for weekly Gazette and Rs 375 for
ExtraOrdinary Gazette Per application can be paid to Commissioner,
Government Printing Press in shape of Bank Challan or Demand Draft.
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4. Minor applicant: If applicant is minor, as per Government Order, GO (P)
No. 332 General Administration (Genl. C) Dept dated 06.06.1983, Parent or
Guardian of a minor child can apply for change of name of child in
Annexure III and by following the procedure indicated for major applicant.
5. Applicant is a Government servant: As per Government Order GO (P)
No. 182, General Administration (General C) Dept dated 24-04-1985, the
Governmnet servant need not obtain order from District Magistrate in
annexure II but should execute a Deed as per Annexure IV on Non –Judicial
stamp paper of Rs. 5/- attested by two witnesses preferably those known to
the Head of the office in which Government employee is serving. The Deed
should be published in prominent local newspaper as well as in Andhra
Pradesh Gazette at his own cost. Process for publication in AP Gazette is
same as that for other applicants.
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CHANGE OF NAME BY CITIZEN OF INDIA, RESIDING IN THE ANDHRA PRADESH
STATE – PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED AFTER LIFTING UP THE EMERGENCY.
(G.O.(P)No. 819, General Administration (General-C), 8th December, 1977)
In the G.O. (P) No. 483, G.A. (General-C) Department, dated 13th April, 1972, procedure was laid
down for change of name by the Citizens of India residing in the Andhra Pradesh State. Consequent on
the revocation of the proclamation of emergencies and the cessor of Rules made under the Defence and
Internal Security of India Act, it has become necessary to review the procedure that had been in vogue in
regard to the change of name. The Government after careful examination, hereby lay down the following
revised procedure in supersession of the procedure prescribed in the Government Order read above.
2.(1) Any person residing in the State of Andhra Pradesh, who intends to change his name, shall apply, in
the first instance, in the form in Annexure-I to this Order, to the District Magistrate, the Additional
District Magistrate or an Executive Magistrate having jurisdiction, for issue of an official communication
in the form of a letter or memorandum to the effect that he is a Citizen of India.
(2) The District Magistrate, the Additional District Magistrate or the Executive Magistrate having
jurisdiction, may on the basis of information furnished by the applicant and after such inquiry as he
thinks fit, issue a letter or memorandum in the form in Annexure-II to this Order, to the effect that on the
basis of the information available, he is qualified for recognition as a Citizen of India. The Magistrate
concerned shall exercise due caution and satisfy himself about the applicant’s claim to Indian Citizenship
before issuing the letter or memorandum.
(3) The applicant shall, thereafter, send another application to the Director of Government Printing and
Stationery (Printing Wing) along with the letter or memorandum issued by the Magistrate concerned for
publication of a private advertisement in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette, on payment of the publication
charges.
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ANNEXURE-I
To
The District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/
Executive Magistrate,
………………………………………………………..
………………………………………………………..
………………………………………………………..
………………………………………………………..
Sir,
1. A.B. (existing full name of the person concerned in block letters) of (here insert his full present
address showing Door No., locality, village or town or city, Police Station, Taluk and District)
was born at ……………………….. and as a Citizen of India.
2. My age on the date of application is ………………………….. (date of birth in Christian era and
age).
3. My father’s full name is/was (in block letters) ……………………………………
4. My mother’s full name is/was (in block letters) …………………………………..
5. I am single/married/a widow/a widower/a divorcée :
6. My wife/husband’s full name is/was :
7. Marks of identification :
(1)
(2)
8. Occupation:
9. I am in the service of the State Government or the Government of India (State the
name of the Department, designation and date of his appointment).
10. Profession or occupation other than Government service (here state details
regarding designation, name and address or employer station of posting etc.).
11. I intend to change my existing name as (full name in block letters):
12. I, A.B., do solemnly and sincerely declare that the foregoing particulars stated in this application
are true and make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true.
SIGNATURE OF THE APPLICANT.
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ANNEXURE – II
OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT/ADDITIONAL DISTRICT/ EXECUTIVE MAGISTRATE
With reference to the application of Sri. Smt./Kumari …………………………….
he/she is informed that on the basis of information available he/she
………………………………….. Son/daughter/wife of ………………………………..
native of ……………………….. village/taluk/district ……………………….. qualifies for
recognition as a Citizen of India. This communication has been issued to him/her so as
to enable him/her to change his/her name, and therefore it has no legal validity
whatsoever.
DISTRICT/ADDITONTAL DISTRICT/
EXECUTIVE MAGISTRATE.
Place :
Date :
To
Sri/Smt./Kum. …………………………………………..
…………………………………………..
……………………………………………
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GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
ABSTRACT
Change of name – Change of name by Citizen of India, residing in the Andhra Pradesh State –
Procedure to be followed in respect of minor child – Amendment to the G.O. – Issued.
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (GENL.C) DEPARTMENT
G.O.(P) No. 332 Dated: 16/6/1983.
Read:-
1. G.O.Ms.No.819, G.A. (Genl.C)Dept. dt. 08.12.1977.
*******
ORDER:-
The following amendment is issued to G.O. (P) No. 819, G.A. (Genl.C) Dept. dt.
08.12.1977 published in part II of Andhra Pradesh Gazette dt. 15.12.1977 as sub para (4) of
para 2 of the said G.O.
“The parent or guardian of a minor child can apply for the change of name of the child
and follow the procedure laid down in this G.O. The form in this regard shall be as in Annexure-
III.
(By order and in the name of the Governor of Andhra Pradesh)
B.N.RAMAN,
CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVT.
To
All Departments of Secretariat
All Heads of Departments
All District Collectors and Special Collectors
All District and Sessions Judges
The Secretary to Governor, Raj Bhavan, Hyderabad
The Director General and Inspector General of Police, Hyd.
The Commissioner of Police, AP Hyderabad
All the Superintendents of Police
The Director of Printing and Stationary (Printing Wing) for publication of the G.O.
in the next issue of the A.P. Gazette
The Director, Information and Public Relations, A.P. Hyderabad
The Commissioner of Higher Education, AP Hyderabad
The Secretary to Govt. of India, Min. of Home Affairs, New Delhi
The Registrar of High Court, AP Hyderabad (W.C.L.)
The Secretary, A.P.P.S.C. Hyderabad (W.C.L.)
The Registrar, Osmania University, Hyderabad (W.C.L.)
The Registrar, Andhra University, Waltair (W.C.L.)
The Registrar, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi and other Universities (W.C.L.)
SF/SC.
FORWARDED BY ORDER
SECTION OFFICER.
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ANNEXURE – III
To
The District Magistrate/
Additional District Magistrate/
Executive Magistrate.
………………………………………
………………………………………
………………………………………
Sir,
The following particulars in respect of My Son/Daughter/Ward are furnished:
……………………………………………………………………………………………………
(existing full name of the person concerned in block letters) of
………………………………………………………………………………………………………
(here insert his full present address showing Door No. locality, village or town or city, Police
Station, Taluk and District) was born at ………………………………………………. And is a
Citizen of India.
2. Age on the date of application Date of Birth
in the Christian era and age
3. Father’s full name is/was :
(in block letters)
4. Mother’s full name is/was:
(in block letters)
5. Marks of identification
(1)
(2)
6. Occupation :
7. I intend to change his/her existing name as
(full name in block letters)
8. I ………………………… do solemnly and sincerely declare that the foregoing particulars
stated in this application are true and make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the
same to be true.
SIGNATURE OF THE PARENT/GUARDIAN.
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GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
ABSTRACT
CHANGE OF NAME – CHANGE OF NAME BY GOVERNMENT SERVANTS IN THE ANDHRA
PRADESH STATE – PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED – ORDERS –ISSUED
[G.O. (P) No. 182, General Administration (GENERAL-C) Dept., Dated 24th April, 1985]
Read the following:
1. G.O. (P) No.819, G.A. (Genl-C), Dept., dated. 8-12-1977.
2. From the Government of India, M.(H.A), New Delhi, Lr. No. 23012/IC, dated 18-5-1983.
ORDER:
According to the orders issued in the G.O. read above, if a citizen of India residing in the Andhra
Pradesh State, intends to change, his name he shall secure a certificate from the District Magistrate or
Additional District Magistrate or Executive Magistrate to the effect that he is a Citizen of India and with
the certificate so secured shall apply to the Director of Printing for publication of his changed name as a
private advertisement in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette. The above procedure is being followed in respect of
all persons including Government employees residing in Andhra Pradesh State.
2. The Government of India in the letter read above have prescribed a revised procedure for change of
name by Government employees according to which the individual need not obtain a certificate from the
District Magistrate but should execute a Deed. The Government after careful examination prescribes the
following procedure for change of name by a Government employee.
3. A Government employee of Andhra Pradesh State wishing to adopt a new name or to effect any
modification in his existing name should be asked to adopt the change formally by a Deed changing his
name. In order that execution of the document may not be in doubt, it is desirable that it should be attested
by two witnesses preferably those known to the Head of the Office in which the Government employee is
serving. A sample Deed form for change of name is enclosed for reference. The execution of the said
deed should be followed by publication of the change in a
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prominent local newspaper as well as in Andhra Pradesh Gazette. The publication should be undertaken
by the Government employee at his own expense in both cases. The said Deed Form should be on the
stamp paper (non-judicial) of value of Rs. 5(Rupees five only) and the same need not be registered.
4. After the aforesaid formalities are complied with, and satisfactory evidence of identity and execution of
the Deed is adduced by the Government employee, the adoption of the new name or change in the
existing name would be recognized officially and then the entries in Government records may be made
accordingly True copies of the relevant documents should be retained by the concerned Head of the
office.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
SHRAVANKUMAR,
Chief Secretary to Government.
To
All Departments of Secretariat (10 Copies each)
All Heads of Departments.
All District Collectors and Special Collectors.
All District and Session Judges.
The Secretary to Governor, Raj Bhavan.
The Director-General and Inspector- General of Police, Hyderabad.
The Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad.
(TRUE COPY)
(Sd/)
SECTION OFFICER
10
ANNEXURE
FORM OF THE DEED FOR CHANGE OF NAME
By this Deed: I the undersigned A.B.C. (new name) of etc., now lately called A.C. (Old name)
employed as…………………………………………………………..(Designation of the Post held at the
time by the Government Servant concerned) at…………………………………..(Place where employed)
in the Department.
1. For and on behalf of myself and my wife and children and remoter issue wholly renounce,
relinquish and abandon the use of my former name of A.C. (only) and in place thereof do assume
from the date here the name of A.B.C. and so that I and my wife and children and remoter issue
may hereafter be called known and distinguished not by my former name of A.C. (only) but by
my assumed name of A.B.C.
2. For the purpose of evidence such my determination declare that shall at all times hereafter in all
records deeds and writings and in all proceedings, dealings and transactions as well as private
publish and upon all occasions whatsoever use and sign by name of A.B.C. as my name in place
of and in substitution for my former name of A.C. (only).
3. Expressly authorize and request all persons at all times hereafter to designate and address me and
my wife and children and remoter issue by such assumed name of A.B.C. accordingly.
4. I hereby acknowledge and indemnify all acts, deeds and liabilities by me as (old name) and
known to all men, I declare that change of name is not to cause any prejudice and not with any
fraudulent intention.
IN WITNESS WHERE OF I have hereunto subscribed my former and adopted names of A.C.
and A.B.C. and affixed my Seal this…………………………………day of ……..
.…………………
Signed, sealed and delivered A.C. Signature with Original Surname.
By the above named A.B.C.
Formerly A.C. in the presence of (b) A.B.C. Signature with Assumed Surname.
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SPECIMEN OF PUBLICATION MATTER
I, ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Son of /
Daughter of ------------------------------------------------------- Qualification -------------------------------Designation ------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- shall henceforth be known as ----------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Son of / Daughter of -----------------
---------------------------------------------------------------- for the purpose of correction of wrong entries occurred in
School Records due to parental mistake.
Station: Signature.
Dated:
(Previous name in block letters)
SPECIMEN OF PUBLICATION MATTER
I, ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Son of /
Daughter of -------------------------------------------------------- Qualification-------------------------------Designation ------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- shall henceforth be known as ----------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Son of / Daughter of------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------- for the purpose of correction of wrong entries occurred in
School Records due to parental mistake.
Station: Signature.
Dated:
(Previous name in block letters)
SPECIMEN OF PUBLICATION MATTER
I, ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Son of /
Daughter of -------------------------------------------------------- Qualification-------------------------------Designation ------
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- shall henceforth be known as ----------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Son of / Daughter of------------------
---------------------------------------------------------------- for the purpose of correction of wrong entries occurred in
School Records due to parental mistake.
Station: Signature.
Dated:
(Previous name in block letters)

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