There is no Schedule Cast category in the Kashmir Valley. The following classes have been declared as Schedule tribe categories. Competent authority to which the application is addressed: Tehsildar Persons concerned The person applying for certificates should contact the prescribed authority as indicated above in the prescribed form. A list of areas declared socially and educationally backward can be obtained from the Tehsildar of the Tehsil concerned and the Deputy Commissioner of the district concerned. Excerpts from Jamabandhi, Gridawari and Shajra Nasab as well as copies of Chulabandi are available from the Patwari concerned. A copy of the Electroral list can be obtained from the competent election authority/tehsildar. Certificates shall be issued by Tehsildars of series I to IV. In the event of a discrepancy, the appropriate Deputy Commissioner may be contacted to request the prescribed format with affidavit that the applicant has resided continuously in the government-notified areas for 15 years. vide S.R.O:-126 may obtain these certificates provided that they meet the conditions specified in the said S.R.O. The areas have been notified by the Government under S.R.O-126, but details for the areas included in the said SRO can be obtained from the relevant tehsildars for the tehsils and the deputy commissioners for the districts. Vacancies under the above-mentioned SROs are reserved for residents of backward areas.
Any person belonging to one of the following social castes may obtain the certificates of the tehsildars concerned:- Administrative complex Location: Room No. 271, first floor, Ganderbal mini-secretariat | City : Ganderbal | PIN code: 191201 Phone: 0194-2416433 | Email: acrgbl123[at]gmail[dot]com These certificates are issued by the Tehsyldar to persons belonging to areas adjacent to the current Line of Control, dated as such S.R.O:-394. 05-09-1981 read with notification S.R.O 372 dated. 03007-1982 and R.S.O. 271. 22-08-1988 as amended.