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Centre clears 10 per cent quota for economically weaker upper castes

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Published : Jan 7, 2019, 2:55 pm IST
Updated : Jan 7, 2019, 7:40 pm IST

The government is ready with a bill and will be introduced in the Parliament tomorrow, the last day of the Winter Session.

The cabinet meeting was chaired by PM Narendra Modi. (Photo: File)
 The cabinet meeting was chaired by PM Narendra Modi. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: The government has approved 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically backward section in the general category.

The cabinet meeting was chaired by PM Narendra Modi.

 

This reservation will be over and above the existing 50 per cent reservation.

The government is ready with a bill and will be introduced in the Parliament tomorrow, the last day of the Winter Session.

This decision comes months before the government’s tenure is about to end and the country is headed into election mode.

(With PTI inputs)

Tags: pm modi, reservation in jobs, winter session, indian parliament
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi