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Navin Kumar Choudhary
, a senior IAS officer from
, has become the first bureaucrat to get domicile rights in the Union territory.
Choudhary, a 1994-batch J&K cadre officer, is currently posted as the principal secretary in the Agriculture Production Department. He is a resident of
district in Bihar.
Tehsildar of Bahu area, Jammu, Rohit Sharma issued him the domicile certificate on June 24.
Over 30,000 people have till now received domicile certificates online in Jammu and
changed laws to grant residency to different categories of non-residents in the Union territory.