The total number of DCs issued to non-state subjects stands at 59,993, including 17,978 to West Pakistani Refugees, 1,825 to the Balmiki community and 755 to Gorkhas.
So far, 11,398 West Pakistan refugees, 415 Valmikis, 10 Gorkhas and 12,340 registered migrants have been issued the certificates, he said.
The domicile certificate is for applying for jobs in Jammu and Kashmir. It does not confer right to buy land at the moment, Principal Secretary Revenue Pawan Kotwal said.
The new time limit comes after Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday directed officers to speed up the process of issuance and delivery of domicile certificates.
Soren said that his government has decided to review the policy thoroughly, so that changes required could be made to it.
Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Saif-ud-Din Soz is not a free man despite the Jammu and Kashmir government telling the Supreme Court that he was never under detention.
Over 120 applications for the registration of Kashmiri migrants living outside the UT have been received on the first day of the registration.
The plea, filed through lawyer Nishant Khatri, said that since the abrogation of Article 370 in August last year, the UT is equally subject to all laws and the Supreme Court judgments.
The petitioner student, in the review plea, claimed that the video conferencing was ‘disconnected’ when the counsel was to address the court on another aspect.
HC declines to entertain plea against 25 per cent domicile reservation in NLSIU for Karnataka students
The Karnataka state assembly passed the National Law School of India (amendment) Act of 2020 in March this year and it received the assent of the Governor in May.
As per the new domicile law, non-permanent residents who have residency proof of at least 15 years in J-K are entitled to get domicile certificates.
Pakistan rejects grant of domicile certificates by India to people not originally from Jammu and Kashmir
As per the new domicile law, non-permanent residents who have residency proof of at least 15 years in Jammu and Kashmir are entitled to get domicile certificates.
West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs), safai karamcharis' and children of women married outside Jammu and Kashmir are also eligible for a domicile certificate.
The government has set a 15-day deadline for issuance of a domicile certificate and officials will be fined Rs 50,000 in case of a delay.
The JKNPP termed the notification an 'obnoxious piece of superimposed legislation' enacted by the executive authority by defying popular sentiment in the erstwhile state.