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Permanent Resident Certificate

  • Vaid's ICS, Lucknow
  • 06, Sep 2021
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Why in News?

The Ladakh administration has recently decided to issue Resident certificate only to Permanent Resident Certificate holders.

What is permanent resident certificate?

  • Permanent resident certificate is a legal document issued to Indian citizens that serves as evidence of residence and is required to be submitted as residential proof for official purpose.
  • It enables the citizens to avail various policies and claims made in their particular state.
  • Besides the permanent residence certificate, the State also offers Temporary Residence Certificate (TRC)for those who reside in the State on a temporary basis.

Purpose of the Certificate:

  1. Permanent Residence Certificate is a legal document that serves as an evidence of residence and thus must be submitted wherever a residence proof is required.
  2. Permanent Residence Certificate should be produced in many situations such as admission in educational organisations, job reservation under specific quotas especially for government jobs, etc. to get local preferences.
  3. To apply for ration card permanent residence certificate is a vital and mandate document.
  4. To avail the provisions of various schemes of the state or to claim scholarships of the State, permanent residence certificate is essential.

J&K Grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules 2020:

  • It would provide the basis for issuing domicile certificates to those who meet the conditions as stated in the Centre’s gazette notification that introduced the domicile clause through an amendment to the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Decentralisation and Recruitment) Act, 2010.
  • Domicile certificates have now been made a basic eligibility condition for appointment to any post under the Union Territory of J&K.
  • Under the amended rules, eligible non-locals can also apply for the certificate.
  • The new process will allow West Pakistan refugees, safai karamcharis and children of women who married non-locals to apply for jobs.

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Ramon Magsaysay Award -2021

A Bangladeshi vaccine scientist and a microfinance expert from Pakistan are among the five recipients of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award.

The Ramon Magsaysay Award is considered the Asian version of the Nobel Prize.

In addition to Dr. Firdausi Qadri from Bangladesh and Muhammad Amjad Saqib from Pakistan, other winners include Filipino fisher and community environmentalist Roberto Bailon, American Steven Munsi for humanitarian work and refugee aid, and Watchdoc, the Indonesian organization for investigative journalism. ) Are included.

  • Ramon Magsaysay Award is given every year to individuals and organizations of Asia for doing particularly remarkable work in their respective fields.
  • This award is given in memory of former President of Philippines Ramon Magsaysay.
  • The Raman Magsaysay Award was instituted in the year 1958 and the first award was presented to ‘Vinoba Bhave’ of India.