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Only locals in Ladakh to get ‘Resident Certificate

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 06, Sep 2021
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Union Territory of Ladakh Resident Certificate Order 2021 passed on Saturday. According to the new rules:

  • “any person who possesses a Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) issued by the competent authority in the districts of Leh and Kargil or belongs to a category of persons who would have been eligible to be issued PRC shall be eligible to receive the ‘Resident Certificate’.
  • A person holding the Domicile or Resident Certificate of any other State of UT shall not be eligible for being resident of  UT of Ladakh
  • The order is “to temporarily define ‘Resident of Union Territory of Ladakh’ for appointment to all the non-gazetted posts in any department or service of administration of Ladakh.

Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir 
Earlier The State of Jammu and Kashmir had the provision of Permanent Resident Certificate but now the UT of J&K’s new domicile laws allowed outsiders to apply for jobs, land and other facilities.