The government has made mandatory the residence certificate stipulating 15-year domicile in the state for Group C posts in government departments, public undertakings and autonomous bodies.
An order issued by Yetindra Maralkar, the additional secretary of the department of personnel, stated that in all advertisements being issued for notifying vacancies in respect of Group C posts in government departments, PSUs and autonomous bodies, there shall be a clause making it mandatory that the candidate applying to the post must possesses 15 years’ residence certificate issued by the mamlatdar.
However, the order said the state government employees who are working outside the state shall be exempted from producing the residence certificate for their children.
The said order also stated that exemption would be given to a person whose
marriage is registered in Goa with the person having 15 years residence in the state and both are residing in the state of Goa continuously for a period of five years, and to ex-servicemen/women and their spouses and children, who are residing in Goa for two years after discharge/release/retirement from the armed forces.
The order also said that these instructions shall be applicable to all the government departments, autonomous bodies, corporations and grant-in-aid- institutions of the government.