Backward Classes Current Affairs, GK & News

Odisha’s first survey of backward classes

The Odisha government will start the first state survey of “social and educational conditions” of people belonging to the backward classes from May 1 to May 20, 2021. Highlights In the state of Odisha, there are around 209 communities which are identified as the socially and educationally backward classes (SEBCs). They account for 54% of ..




Odisha assembly passes Odisha State Backward Classes (Amendment) Bill

The state assembly of Odisha has recently passed the ‘Odisha State Backward Classes (Amendment)’ Bill. This will enable the Backward Class Commission of the state to conduct a survey, which will identify socially and economically backward classes on the basis of socio-educational conditions. The Commission amended the ‘Odisha State Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993’. ..