DRDA Meghalaya Recruitment for Ombudsman Posts 2015. Ombudsman is a person who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or a violation of rights. The typical duties of an ombudsman are to investigate complaints and attempt to resolve them, usually through recommendation in many countries where the ombudsman’s responsibility includes protecting human rights. Ombudsman is recognized as the national human rights institution.
Last Date: 31-08-2015
Educational Qualification: Candidates applying for the post of Ombudsman should be Graduate from any stream.
Age Limit: Candidates applying for the post of Ombudsman should be 65 years of age.
How to Apply: Eligible candidates can send their application to the Deputy Commissioner & District Programme Coordinator, District Rural Development Agency, RI Bhoi District, Nongpoh on or before 31-08-2015.
Location: District Rural Development Agency, Meghalaya
Office of the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA). DRDA has traditionally been the principal organ at the district level to oversee the implementation of anti-poverty programmes of the Ministry of Rural Development. This agency was created originally to implement the Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP). The DRDAs were entrusted with number of programmes of both state and central governments From 1 April 1999. This aims at strengthening the DRDA and makes them more professional in managing the anti-poverty programmes and be an effective link between the ministry and the district level.
Meghalaya is the north-east Indian state. In Sanskrit the name means “the abode of clouds”. 2,964,007 is the total population of the state 1,492,668 females and males 1,471,339 and in terms of population Meghalaya is the 23rd state of the country. Shillong is the capital of the country. Meghalaya covers an area of approximately 22,430 square kilometers, with a length to breadth ratio of about 3:1. Meghalaya is surrounded by Assam and Bangladesh in the North and South and south respectively. Meghalaya is the wettest place on earth English is the official and widely spoken language of the state, the other principal languages in Meghalaya are Khasi and Garo. Around 70 percent of the people in Meghalaya practice Christianity as their religion, around 13 percent practice Hinduism while 4 % practice Islam. The best time to visit Meghalaya is the months between March and July. Nongkrem Dance, Wangala and Behdienkhlam are the major festivals in Meghalaya.
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