3. Registrar-General, India.- (1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint a person to be known as the Registrar-General, India. (2) The Central Government may also appoint such other officers with such designations as it thinks fit for the purpose of discharging, under the superintendence and direction of the Registrar- General, such functions of the Registrar-General under this Act as he may, from time to time, authorise them to discharge. (3) The Registrar-General may issue general directions regarding registration of births and deaths in the territories to which this Act extends, and shall take steps to co-ordinate and unify the activities of Chief Registrars in the matter of registration of births and deaths and submit to the Central Government an annual report on the working of this Act in the said territories.