Fake stamp: a serious concern

 Vidhan Bhavan
Fake stamp: a serious concern

Nariman Point - Recently, a crook used a fake stamp of the Secretary for Social Welfare Department of Mantralaya , to dupe a young engineer for lakhs of rupees.This has raised a question mark on the security and confidentiality of Mantralaya. In this case, a stamp from the Social Welfare Department was used but the consequences could have been more serious if the stamp had belonged to the Home Department .

Two questions arise from this case.

1.how can these stamps be accessed so easily?

2 Is the government planning to replace stamps with digital signatures?

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