Doda, June 25: Jammu and Kashmir Government administration on Thursday issued domicile certificates to the residents of Doda district, which has been made mandatory for appointment to any goverenment post under the union territory, ANI reported
A camp has been set up in Doda by the district administration to issue domicile certificates to the residents.
“We’d received directions to provide certificates in 2 stages. We called a meeting of all field staffs. Schedule drafted. We are giving certificate to students in the first step. The staff has been working for 3 days. We want to cover the maximum number of students today,” Shabir Malik, Tehsildar, Doda.
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Earlier Permanent Resident Certificate was needed for jobs, admissions. Now, these can be used.”
Last month, the Centre had prescribed the procedure for issuance of domicile certificates.
“These rules prescribe a procedure for issuance of domicile certificates. This has now been made basic eligibility condition for appointment to any post under UT of Jammu and Kashmir,” said Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary, Power Department.
India TV reported the camp was set-up to provide domicile certificates to non-permanent residents of Doda, adding, so far more than 200 such certificates have been issue by the government