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- On September 14, 2021, the General Administration Department of the state government issued a circular to all the departments of the government regarding the change in the definition of 'local residents' of the state. It has been said in the circular that along with the above new condition, all other conditions of the circular referred to will remain in force.
- The state government has amended the instructions issued earlier by the general administration regarding the definition of 'local residents' and added a new condition, according to which the applicants who are now pursuing education in schools of other states outside Chhattisgarh or who have passed out of the state. have received an education, if their parents are eligible to get the local residence certificate of Chhattisgarh state, then they will also be eligible to get the local residence certificate of Chhattisgarh state.
- Significantly, a decision in this regard was taken in the cabinet meeting held on 8 September under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. In compliance of this circular has been issued by the General Administration Department to all the departments of the Government, Chairman Chhattisgarh Revenue Board, Bilaspur, all the Heads of the Departments, all the Divisional Commissioners, all the Collectors, all the Chief Executive Officers of the District Panchayat in this regard.
- It is noteworthy that in this regard, a new condition has been added by amending the instructions issued in the reference circular issued by the General Administration on June 17, 2003.
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