West Bengal, Office of the District Magistrate 370 Jobs 2015-2016

West Bengal, Office of the District Magistrate 370 Jobs 2015-2016. Government of West Bengal, Office of the District Magistrate Chinsurab, Hooghly has issued notification for the recruitment of 370 Village Resource Person vacancies in Arambagh, Khanakul-I & Chanditala-II Block under Hoogly District. Eligible candidates can attend for walk-in interview on 28-11-2015 at 11:00 AM.

About District Magistratr Hooghly:

The district of Hooghly derived its name from the town of Hooghly on the west bank of the Hooghly River about 40 km north of Kolkata. This town was a river port in the fifteenth century.

The district has thousands of years of rich heritage in the form of the great Bengali kingdom of Bhurshut. The first European to reach this area was the Portuguese sailor Vasco-Da-Gama. In 1536 Portuguese traders obtained a permit from Sultan Mahmud Shah to trade in this area. In those days the Hooghly River was the main route for transportation and Hooghly served as an excellent trading port.

Within a few decades the town of Hooghly turned into a major commercial center and the largest port in Bengal. Later in 1579-80 Emperor Akbar gave permission to a Portuguese captain Pedro Tavares to establish a city anywhere in the Bengal province. They chose Hooghly, and it became the first European settlement in Bengal. In 1599 the Portuguese traders built a convent and a church in Bandel. This is the first Christian church in Bengal known as ‘Bandel Church’ today.

The Portuguese traders started misusing their powers. They started slave trading, robbery and converting natives into Christians by pressure. At one of point they even stopped paying taxes to the Mughal Empire. As a result Emperor Shah Jahan ordered the then-ruler of Bengal province, Qasim Khan Juvayni, to block the city of Hooghly. This eventually led to a war in which the Portuguese were defeated comprehensively.

Among other European powers that came to Hooghly were the Dutch, the Danish, the British, the French, the Belgians and the Germans. Dutch traders centered their activities in the town Chuchura which is south of Hooghly. Chandannagar became the base of the French and the city remained under their control from 1816 to 1950. Similarly, the Danish establishment in settlement in Srirampur. All these towns are on the west bank of the Hooghly River and served as ports. Among these European countries, the British ultimately became most powerful.

West Bengal, Office of the District Magistrate 2015-2016 Details:

Total Number of Vacancies: 370posts

Name of the Posts: Village Resource Person

Important Dates:

Date & Time of Interview: 28-11-2015 at 11:00 AM.
Reporting Time: 10:00 AM.

Age Limit:

Candidates age must have above 18 years old.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should be 10th pass or equivalent or above.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected based on their performance in Test & Interview.

How to Apply:

The eligible candidates can attend for walk in interview along with application in prescribed format, self attested photocopies of Madhyamik Mark-sheet & Madhyamik Admit Card, Job card, Residential certificate from the concerned Block Development Officer, Appointment Letter of Social Audit Volunteers, Marksheets & Certificates, one copy recent passport size photo attached to the New Zilla Parishad Meeting Hall, 2nd Floor, Zilla Parishad Building, Chinsurah, Hooghly – 712101 on 28-11-2015 at 11:00 AM.

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