Rc78 dt.20.03.17-Copy of the G.Os communicated Regarding Issue of Certificates of Family Member to the Government employees,Income,Residence,Community,Nativity and Date of Birth

Social Welfare Department – Community, Nativity and Date of Birth certificate issued by the competent authority in accordance with the A.P. SCs, STs and BCs - Issue of Community, Nativity and Date of Birth certificates Rules, 1997 – Treated as permanent one – Orders – Issued.


G.O.MS.No. 26                                                                            Dated: 04.05.2015
Read the following :-
(1)  G.O. Ms. No. 58, Social Welfare (J) Dept., dt: 12-05-1997
(2)  E-Memo No. 14355/SWD/CV/2002-2, Social Welfare (CV) Dept., dt: 8.4.2004 (3)  Letter Lr.Rc.No.G3/451/2015, Dated: 20.03.2015 from the Director of
Social Welfare, A.P., Hyderabad


In the G.O. 1st  read above, orders were issued regarding issue of Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificate to Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Backward Classes.

2.       As  per Rule  16  of  the  said  GO,  the  Community,  Nativity and  Date  of  Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Authority shall be a permanent one. The same has been reiterated in the reference 2nd  read above and all the departments and agencies concerned have been requested to verify the original Integrated Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificates and return the same to the concerned people by retaining the attested  copies  for  their  record  purpose  while  making  an  entry  accordingly  on  the attested copy. This was meant for avoiding of forcing the people to obtain fresh Integrated Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificates from Competent Authorities repeatedly.

3.       In the reference 3rd  read above, the DSW, A.P., Hyderabad has brought to the notice of the Government that several problems are being faced by the public with regard to obtaining Integrated Community Certificates.

4.       Government, after careful consideration of the matter and in order to overcome the hardship being faced by the ST/ST/BC communities, hereby order as under :

A.  Admission to Social Welfare Hostels, Residential Schools of all Departments:

  • i.     Application may be accepted with self-certification for Caste.
  • ii.     Aadhar number of child and both parents, in addition to other details that are normally obtained in the application form should suffice.
  • iii.     No other certificate shall be insisted upon.
  • iv.      In  case  of  any  question  about  the  self-certification  of  caste,  the Commissioner, Social Welfare may address Collector to cause verification. 
B.  School & College Admissions, Post Matric Scholarships & Fee Reimbursement

  • i.     A copy of the Integrated caste certificate may be obtained at the time of
  • applying. The same may be verified in the Meeseva / ISES Database. In case of pre-Meeseva certificates, verification may be done on production of the original by the applicant.

  • ii.     The original shall be used only for verification and shall be returned on the same day and shall not be kept with the Institution/ Department under any circumstances.

  • iii.     In case of any doubt about the certificate, the Department may address
  • Collector for ratification/ verification.

  • iv.     Verification of Integrated certificate is to be done only once during the course of study.
  • v.     A letter shall be sent to the Student as well as Parents, under the signature of Hon’ble Chief Minister at the time of first grant of scholarship as well as at the time of renewal of scholarship.
  • vi.     Since  Caste  has  already  been  verified  at  the  time  of  admission  to Colleges, further certification of caste shall not be insisted upon at the time of Grant of scholarships.
  • vii.    No verification is needed for renewal of post-matric scholarships/ fee reimbursement.
C.  Jobs of State Government/ State Organizations/ State Public Sector Units
  • i.     None of the State Government organizations/ Departments/ State PSUs shall prescribe any format for obtaining caste status of applicants. They shall accept the copies  of  Permanent  Integrated  certificates  issued  by Tahasildars through Meeseva.
  • ii.     The same may be verified in the Meeseva/ISES Database. In case of certificates not issued through Meeseva, verification may be done on production of the original by the applicant.

  • iii. The original shall be returned on the same day and shall not be kept with the Institution/ Department/PSU under any circumstances.

  • iv.     In case of any question about the caste of the selected applicant, the employer may address Collector for verification.
D. While applying for jobs of central government and its organizations, fresh print of already issued certificate  may be  given  at  Meeseva,  based  on  data  already available in Meeseva/ISES database.

E. Furnishing of integrated certificate for every instance may be avoided by incorporating the permanency clause in certificate itself by suitably modifying the existing format of the certificate.

F.  All kinds of certificates issued from Meeseva may be linked with Aadhar to avoid duplication and easy and hassle free reference to the applicant and requisitioning dept.

5.       These  orders  shall  come  into  force  with  immediate  effect.  All  the  District Collectors, departments and agencies concerned shall take action in the matter accordingly.


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