close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Govt nods more communities in central list of OBCs

In an effort to enable OBCs in 14 states to avail benefits of reservation in central govt services, the government today approved the inclusion of names of some castes and communities in the central list of other backward castes.



New Delhi: In an effort to enable OBCs in
14 states to avail benefits of reservation in central government services, the government today approved the inclusion of names of some castes and communities in the central list of other backward castes.
A meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh accepted the proposal of the National
Commission for Backward Classes to amend the central list of
OBCs.
The states where OBCs will benefit are Andhra Pradesh,
Bihar, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya
Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar
Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal and Union Territories of
Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Puducherry.

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment will
now have to notify the amendments.

PTI

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video

DNA EXCLUSIVES

Triple Talaq verdict: Supreme Court relied on these Quran verses in its landmark judgment

Triple Talaq Verdict: Shah Bano to Shayara Bano

Will China do the balancing act in US-N Korea standoff?

How to respond to IT notice for mismatch of your income as per Form 16?

Triple Talaq verdict: Let's remember this day