Caste certificate is issued to those applicants who belongs to a particular caste or community such as SC,ST or OBC. Caste certificate is an important identity certificate which proves that the person is belonging to the particular caste or region such as schedule caste, schedule tribe or other backward caste etc.
Caste certificate is generally issued for the those person’s who wants to issue this certificate for the various services which are provided by the state govt. This certificate is generally used for the concession in school and college fees , also this certificate is used for reserving seats in government sector.
Students also issue the caste certificate to avail the scholarship schemes which are also provided by the state govt. The main objective to issue this certificate is to motivate and encourage this categories students so that they can stand on the same pace where other students are also standing to achieve their goals.
Why it is Needed:
Caste certificate is required for various work and some are furnished below:
- Avail reservation of seats in government service
- Waving off the whole or some part of school and college fees
- Reservation seats in Legislatures
- Relaxation of upper age limit in certain jobs
- Reservation of seats in educational institutes
- The caste certificate is usually issued under the provision of Odisha caste Certificate for
- schedule caste and schedule tribes Rules, 1980.
Eligibility Criteria to Get Caste certificate in Orissa:
Those eligible applicants whose place finds in Indian Constitution (Schedule caste) order 1950.and made article under 342 of the Constitution of India as amended to time wise.
How to Apply caste certificate in Odisha:
- An applicant must apply the form-I with affixing court fee stamp Rs.3/-
- According to the district Tehsildar a general enquiry will be conducted.
- Tehsildar will also verify the land record which is provided by an applicant.
Download online application from e district orrisa officail website:
Issuance of Caste Certificate: http://edistrictorissa.gov.in/edistrict/documents/pdf/4.pdf
Issuance of OBC Certificate: http://edistrictorissa.gov.in/edistrict/documents/pdf/24.pdf
Necessary Documents For caste certificate in Orissa:
- Copy of Ration card
- Copy of land
- Copy of rent receipt
- Copy of age certificate
- Copy of Patta
- District Magistrate
- Additional District Magistrate
- Executive Magistrate
- Revenue Officer
- Sub divisional magistrate
There will be no fees charge for the applicants who wish to apply for the caste certificate in Odisha. After the successful verification procedure by the competent authority officer the caste certificate will be issued t the applicant within 30 days from the date of file application.
After obtaining the certificate the applicant cab avail the various facilities which are provided by the Government of India.
How to check your application status in Odisha:
After submitting your application you can find your application status note your application reference number then you need to visit the url below: http://edistrictorissa.gov.in/edistrict/SearchStatusForPublic.php
You can also get verification status of your certificate using your application Bar code:
obtaining the certificate the applicant cab avail the various facilities which are provided by the Government of India.
Official Website : http://www.edistrictorissa.gov.in