Mission Bhumiputra: The government of Assam is eagerly awaiting the completion of Mission Bhumiputra. Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma launched Mission Bhumiputra on 1st August 2022. Under the Department of Welfare of Plain Tribes and Backward Classes, this mission has been launched. Applicants can submit their applications for caste certificates through the web portal under this mission. In Assam, this is a great initiative by the government to reduce the hassle of getting caste certificates. Applicants can apply for Scheduled Caste Certificates, Scheduled Tribe Certificates (Hills), Scheduled Tribe Certificates (Plains), and OBC/MOBC Certificates through this mission. For more information, please see the details below.
Mission Bhumiputra Details:–
Name of mission: Mission Bhumiputra
Name of the portal: Mission Bhumiputra Portal
Purpose of mission: Online applications can be submitted for
> Scheduled Caste Certificate
> Scheduled Tribe (Hills) Certificate
> Scheduled Tribe (Plains) Certificate
> OBC/MOBC Certificate.
Name of department: Department of Welfare of Plain Tribes and Backward Classes.
Name of organization: Government of Assam
Date of launch: 1st August 2022
Venue of launch: Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, Guwahati
Launched by: Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma
Application fee: Rs 30/-
Helplines: To be updated later.
Mission Bhumiputra Eligibility Criteria:–
Nationality: Applicant must be an Indian citizen as per the constitution of India.
Domicile: Applicant must be a permanent resident of Assam.
Caste: Applicants must belong to any one of the following categories of Assam – SC, ST, or OBC/ MOBC.
Mission Bhumiputra Components:–
Followings are the major components of Mission Bhumiputra.
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:
> The certificates will be available in the Digi locker under the IT Act with digitally signed by the respective Deputy Commissioners.
> If the father’s caste certificate is enclosed & found genuine, the certificate will be issued instantly.
> However, if any inquiry is required, it must be completed within 30 days and extendable by another 15 days in exceptional cases with due justification.
> Details of all certificates issued will be available for public view.
A special drive is to be started for the issue of caste certificates.
> Will cover students of Class IX-XII in the initial years.
> Deputy Commissioners will give the format of applications for caste certificates to the Headmasters of educational institutions.
> The issued certificates will be distributed through principals/headmasters.
How to Apply for Assam Cast Certificate?
The applicant who belongs to the above-mentioned caste and wants to apply for a caste certificate must go to the official website. Permanent residents of Assam can apply for the caste certificate of Assam. Caste certificate applications can be completed by following the steps below.
> Scroll down and go to the Important Links section.
> Click on the Mission Bhumiputra Online Apply Link.
> Now, an official web portal will load in the new tab of your browser.
> Now you have to Register by clicking on the New Account option.
> Login with your Username and Password after a successful registration.
> After successful login, you will have to click on the New Application option.
> Complete the application form with all the required information.
> After that, you have to upload a scanned copy of your documents.
> Finally, you will get the option to submit your application.
> After successful submission, you will get an acknowledgment copy – save the same for future reference.
Mission Bhumiputra Application Form Required Document to be Upload:
To complete the online application process for the caste certificate, applicants must prepare the following documents or files and upload scanned copies of the documents.
1. Applicant’s Photo
2. Proof of Date of Birth (One of Birth Certificate/ Aadhaar Card/ PAN/ Admit Card issued by any recognized Board of Applicant
3. Proof of Residence (One of Permanent Resident Certificate/ Aadhaar Card/ EPIC/ Land Document/ Electricity Bill/ Ration Card of Applicant or Parent)
4. Caste Certificate of Father OR Recommendation of authorized caste/ tribe/ community organization notified by State Govt.
5. Any other document (Voter List, Affidavit, Existing Caste Certificate, etc.)
6. Scanned Copy of the Application Form.