Meanwhile, the Kerala University Syndicate has decided to grant leave as well as attendance for students on the day when they donate blood
The proposed new amendment will create a national database of citizens where currently only state databases of births and deaths exist; the government will then integrate this database with the population register and electoral rolls.
While charges of registration renewal of a 15-year-old car would be Rs 5,000 compared to the current fee of Rs 600, the charges of registration renewal of old bikes would be Rs 1,000 compared to the current fee of Rs 300.
In a written communication to the Centre, the state had voiced its concern over the loss of revenue. After Kerala's request, the Centre temporarily suspended the registration of BH series in the state.