The Supreme Court on Friday said it will hear together all the petitions which challenged the bill to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for the economically weaker section.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi refused to grant urgent hearing of a petition filed by Vipin Kumar Bharatiya, challenging the rese
The recently introduced 10 per cent reservation for students from economically weaker sections (EWS) will be effective from the upcoming 2019-20 session. The quota, applicable to both government and private educational institutions, will be effective in all 40,000 colleges under 900 universities in the country, human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.
The measure for 10 per cent general category quota will boost the BJP-led NDA's vote share by 10 per cent, paving the way for Narendra Modi's re-election as prime minister, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today, asserting that people will reject the opposition's proposed grand alliance due to its inherent contradiction and instability.
Since the newly introduced quota will be over and above the existing 49.5 per cent for schedule castes, schedule tribes and other backward class students and seats allotted to general category students, all institutions are required to increase their total seat count by 25 per cent.
“The University Grants Commission (UGC), the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the (human resource development) ministry will come out with norms within weeks, notifying colleges and universities about the same,” said Javadekar. The announcement came after a meeting between the three government bodies
The Centre has decided to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections from the general category in central government services from February 1, 2019. Releasing a notification on Sunday, the government mention that the people will be able to avail 10 per cent reservation in central government jobs for v
10% quota for Economically Weaker Section in Central Govt jobs from Feb 1, notification issued