OBCs Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Madhya Pradesh to increase the OBC quota and implement EWS

The government of Madhya Pradesh has announced the increase of the reservation quotas for the OBCs and has stated that it would also implement 10 per cent quota for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) under the general category. The government has proposed to increase the reservation for OBCs from the current 14% to 27%. Madhya ..

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Cabinet extends term of Commission to examine the issue of sub-categorization of OBCs

The Union Cabinet has approved extension of term of Commission to examine the issue of sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes (OBCs), by 12 weeks i.e. upto 2 April, 2018. The extension of tenure will enable Commission to submit a comprehensive report on issue of sub-categorization of OBCs, after consultation with various stakeholders. Key Facts The ..

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Cabinet approves commission on sub-categorisation of OBCs

The Union Cabinet approved a proposal for setting up of Commission under article 340 of the Constitution to examine the issue of sub-categorization of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs). The Commission shall be known as the Commission to examine the sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes (OBCs). It will submit its report within 12 weeks from ..

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