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Now, apply online for Casual Performance Licence for public events

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday said that people can apply for Casual Performance Licence that is required for organising public events including Ramlila and Durga Puja. Joint Commissioner of Police (Licencing) Prabhakar said a facility enabling citizens to apply and receive online Casual Performance Licence (CPL) in respect of 26 licenced premises and five-star hotels has already been operational since September 2017.

He further stated that it has now been extended to all public performances including Ramlilas, Dusshera, Durga Puja, meals organised in open or closed venues such as stadiums open grounds, banquet halls, farmhouses, hotels in anticipation of the forthcoming festive and winter season. "The system has been designed, developed and implemented in the house after consultations with all stakeholders and IT professionals," said Joint CP.

The facility will enable citizens to apply for the licence from the comfort of their homes and they would be able to check the status of their application online, police said. The applicants will receive their licences online on their registered email addresses. The system links all the districts and traffic ranges and the licensing unit for online processing, the officer said. The system will minimize physical interface between the applicant and the police (licencing unit) before grant of Casual Performace Licenses, the officer added.

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