Economically Weaker Section Current Affairs, GK & News

EWS Quota Committee Report

On January 1, 2021, A special committee has submitted report to the Supreme Court on reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). Key Facts In a report, the panel has suggested to implement the recommendations only from the next admission cycle and not from the ongoing session. This is so, because sudden change will cause major ..

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EWS Criteria review panel formed

The Government of India recently formed an Economically Weaker Section (EWS) review panel. The panel will look in to the criteria of 10% reservation for the economically weaker section in government jobs and educational institutions. What will the panel do? The panel will review the criteria determining the EWS category. It will examine approaches followed ..

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Madhya Pradesh government gives nod to implementation of 10% EWS quota

The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh has recently approved a proposal to provide 10% reservation for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) of the general category in jobs and education. The family should not own more than 5 acres of agricultural land or a house measuring more than 1,200 square feet in municipal corporation limits. The ..

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MP government rolls out its flagship ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana’

The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath government has rolled out its flagship ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana’ that guarantees 100 days of employment every year to urban youths from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). Apart from this, they will also be given skill development training by the government. The purpose of the scheme is to ..

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Andhra Pradesh decides to give 5% quota for Kapu community in 10% reservation for EWS

The Andhra Pradesh government has approved a proposal to grant 5% quota to the Kapu community in the state, after the Central Government recently passed a Bill to provide 10% reservation to Economically Backward Classes (EBCs) from the general category in jobs and education. The decision to ensure that half of the quota under the ..

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