Hooghly District Recruitment 2017 | 16 SLO Vacancy Apply Online | All About Hooghly



District Magistrate Hooghly Recruitment 2017: – Hooghly District Released official notification for the recruitment of Self-employed Labour Organizer (SLO) Vacancy at 16 Posts. Interested candidates can apply by 17th November 2017


District Magistrate Hooghly Recruitment Notification 2017  



Educational Qualifications 

  • To Know education qualification details please go to official notification.


Age Limitations

  • 1. Candidates age limit should be Maximum 40 years.
  • 2. Age Relaxation: –  SC/ ST /OBC/PWD/ PH Candidates Relaxation as per Government Rule Regulation.



 Hooghly District Self-employed Labour Organizer 16 Post Application Form



Important Dates To Remember

  • 1. Notification Date:- 7th November 2017.
  • 2. Last Date to Apply Online:- 17th November 2017.

Pay Scale Details information

  • The candidates pay scale details go to official notification.

How To Apply 

  • 1. Postal Address:- Regional Labour Commissioner Chinsurah, Hooghly
  • 2. Eligible candidates may apply through the website hooghly.gov.in by 17th November 2017 or Click on the below How to Apply links.

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates selection process details go to official notification.


Official Notification Download



How to Apply 

  • District Magistrate Hooghly – Self-employed Labour Organizer Vacancy Application Form or New Registration from here: Application Form


 Admit Card & Interview List & Result



ABOUT HOOGLY District (For GK ) You Should Read



Hooghly district (/ˈhuːɡliː/) is one of the districts of the state of West Bengal in India. It can alternatively be spelt Hoogli or Hugli. The district is named after the Hooghly River.


The headquarters of the district are at Hooghly-Chinsura (Chuchura). There are four subdivisions: Chinsura Sadar, Serampore, Chandannagar, and Arambag.

History of 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 centre 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 centred 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 Serampore (1755). 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.


Initially the British were based in and around the city of Hooghly like traders from other countries. In 1690 Job Charnock decided to shift the British trading centre from Hooghly-Chinsura to Calcutta. The reason behind this decision was the strategically safe location of Calcutta and its proximity to the Bay of Bengal. As a result, the centre of gravity of trade and commerce in the Bengal province shifted from the town of Hooghly to Calcutta. Hooghly lost its importance as Calcutta prospered.

After the Battle of Buxar this region was brought under direct British rule until India’s independence in 1947. After independence this district merged into the state of West Bengal.


Though the city of Hooghly is more than 500 years old, the district of Hooghly was formed in 1795 with the city of Hooghly as its headquarters. Later the headquarters shifted to the town of Chuchura. In 1843 the Howrah district was created from the southern portion of this district. And in 1872, the south-west portion of this district was merged into the Medinipur district. The last change in area occurred in 1966.

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