Central OBC list Current Affairs, GK & News

127th Constitution Amendment Bill introduced

Central Government introduced the 127th Constitution (amendment) bill, 2021 in Lok Sabha on August 9, 2021. The bill seeks to restore state’s power to make their own OBC lists. Highlights Bill was introduced by Union minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Virendra Kumar. It was introduced in the Parliament to clarify some provisions of the ..

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States’ powers to make own OBC lists restored

Central government approved a Constitution Amendment Bill on August 4, 2021 that seeks to empower states and UTs to make their own OBC lists Key points Bill was approved at the meeting of Union Cabinet chaired by PM. It will now be introduced in Parliament for passage. Background On May 5, 2021 Supreme Court had ..

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NCBC Chairman on sub-categorisation of OBCs

The chairman of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Bhagwan Lal Sahni, said that the NCBC is in favour of four subcategories of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs). This move complies with the recommendation of the Justice Rohini Commission. Justice Rohini Commission It was constituted on October 2, 2017. This commission has been appointed in ..

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120 castes/communities notified in Central OBC list in last 3 years: Government

Central Government has notified inclusion of 120 castes/communities, their synonyms and sub-castes in the Central List of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for different States/Union Territories in the last three years. It was informed by Ministry of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in written reply in Lok Sabha. Key Facts The castes and communities, their ..

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