Monday, March 30th, 2020

Virbhadra Singh directs for timely issuance of sub-caste certificates

Chief Minister ,Virbhadra Singh,Chief Minister Virbhadra SinghINVC NEWS
Shimla , Chief Minister  Virbhadra Singh said that as per amendment in the Land record Act, directions had been given to all Deputy Commissioners that the sub-caste may be added in certificates to be issued to beneficiaries of SC/ST/OBC wherever necessary on the basis of local inquiry or possible knowledge by the revenue officers/officials without any delay. The Chief Minister was presiding over the 14th meeting of the Gorkha Kalyan Board, here today. He said the State government would consider starting Nepali syllabus that in near future in those schools where percentage of the students of Gorkha community was more. He directed to complete all the formalities for getting forest clearance of the land in the vicinity of Gorkha Bhawan, Kakira in Chamba district and to expedite the work on Gorkha Community Centre at Dari in Dharamsala. On the issue raised by the members regarding delay in issuing the OBC certificates due to some reasons, the Chief Minister asked the Deputy Commissioners to direct the revenue officials so that there was no unnecessary delay in issuing these certificates to the beneficiaries. The members of the community also demanded to forward the case for conferring ‘Bharat Ratana’ award upon Capt. Ram Singh, who composed the tune of National Anthem and many other patriotic songs. Shri Virbhadra Singh assured the community that their grievances would be addressed on priority and directed the officers concerned to look into the local issues of the community. Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. (Col.) Dhani Ram Shandil detailed about various welfare schemes being implemented for the community. Chief Secretary Shri P. Mitra and other senior officers of the State government were present in the meeting.



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