reservation quota Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Justice Rohini Commission

On June 24, 2020, the Union Cabinet under PM Modi approved extension of Justice Rohini Commission to examine the issue of sub categorization of OBCs. The commission has been extended till October 31, 2021. Highlights The commission is to look into the anomalies arising from spelling of caste names. The communities that are currently listed ..

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Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Bill withdrawn

The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act passed in 2004 was now been withdrawn by the Government on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. The special provisions under Article 370 were repealed on August 5, 2019, and Jammu and Kashmir were declared a Union Territory, which now applicable the central laws for reservation quota to economically backward class ..

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