Mission Bhumiputra is another path-breaking initiative of the Government of Assam to carry forward the government’s mission of easy public service to the common people. Under this initiative, the government will issue caste certificates to students through digital means, and the manual system of issuing caste certificates will be stopped. From now on, students may submit online applications for Scheduled Caste Certificate, Scheduled Tribe (Hills) Certificates, Scheduled Tribe (Plains) Certificate and OBC/MOBC Certificates through the Mission Bhumiputra portal.
The Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has announced this mission on 1st August 2022 under the Department of Welfare of Plain Tribes and Backward Classes.
|Mission Name||Mission Bhumiputra|
|Mission Purpose||Submit online application for|
(i) Scheduled Caste (SC) Certificate
(ii) Scheduled Tribe (Plans) Certificate
(iii) Scheduled Tribe (Hills) Certificate
(iv) OBC/ MOBC Certificate
|Department Name||Department of Welfare of Plan Tribes and Backward Classes|
|Venue of Lunch||Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, Guwahati|
|Lunched By||Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma|
|Application Fee||Rs. 30/-|
|Time Limit For Delivery of Service||30 working days|
|Nationality||Indian Citizen as per the Constitution of India|
|Domicile||Permanent resident of Assam|
|Caste||SC, ST, and OBC. MOBC|
|Single Application||A single application form will be used for all castes to ensure a uniform & simplified procedure for issuing caste certificates..|
|Transparent, Digital & Fast Application Process||(i) The certificates will be available in the Digi locker under the IT Act with digitally signed by the respective Deputy Commissioners.|
(ii) If father’s caste certificate is enclosed & found genuine, certificate will be issued instantly.
(iii) However, if any enquiry is required, it must be completed within 30 days and extendable by another 15 days in exceptional cases with due justification.
(iv) Details of all certificates issued will be available for public view.
|Special Drive||Special drive is to be started for issue of caste certificates.|
(i) Will cover students of Class IX-XII in initial years.
(ii) Deputy Commissioners will give the format of applications for caste certificates to the Headmasters of educational institutions.
(iii) The issued certificates will be distributed through principals/ headmasters.
Important Document Required
|Applicant’s Photo *||One passport size photo|
|Date of Birth *||Birth certificate/ Aadhar card/ Pan card/ Class X Admit Card|
|Residence Proof *||Aadhar card/ Voter ID/ Land document Khajana/ Electricity Bill (Ration card of Parent or Applicant|
|Father Caste Certificate||Optional|
|Recommendation *||Recommendation of authorized Caste/ Tribe/ Community organization notified by state Government (Recommendation is Mandatory in Case father’s Caste Certificate not present)|
|Any Other Documents||Voter list/ Affidavit/ existing Caste Certificate|
|Documents||Uploading all scanned documents is Mandatory (in case of applying from CSC/PFC)|
|Service Charge (trough CSC/PFC)||Rs. 30|
|Printing Charge (printing from CSC/PFC)||Rs. 10 per page|
|Scanning Charge (from CSC/PFC)||Rs. 5 per page|
|User/ Statutory Charges||Rs. 30|
|Convenience Fee||Rs. 10|