Categories: News

Path cleared for 75 percent reservation in Bihar, Governor approves reservation amendment bill

Governor Rajendra Arlekar also gave his approval to the reservation amendment bill passed in the Bihar Legislature on Tuesday. With this, the way for 65 percent reservation in Bihar is now cleared. This will increase the scope of reservation among SC-ST, OBC-EBC category people. Soon a gazette in this regard will also be published by the General Administration Department. After this it will come into effect. Let us tell you that in the winter session of Bihar Legislature, this bill was passed unanimously by the Assembly and the Legislative Council. In this there was a proposal to increase the scope of reservation from 50 to 65 percent. By adding 10 percent of EWS, reservation in Bihar will now become 75 percent.

Who will get how much?

With the implementation of the Reservation Amendment Bill, Scheduled Castes will get 20 percent reservation, Scheduled Tribes will get 2 percent, Most Backward Castes will get 25 percent and Backward Classes will get 18 percent reservation. Along with this, people belonging to economically weaker general category will get 10 percent reservation.

After the release of the socio-economic report of caste census in Bihar, CM Nitish had proposed to increase the scope of reservation to 75%. It was first approved by Nitish government and Bihar cabinet. After this, this bill was presented in the Assembly in two parts. It included reservation in educational institutions and government jobs.


Recent Posts

Deva, the mastermind of chain snatching absconding from RIMS, Ranchi, arrested along with his wife.

Ranchi: Mo Saqib alias Deva, the mastermind of chain snatching from Dugdugi village of Pundag…

4 mins ago

Deoghar: Site inspection regarding CM’s program at Khijuria Maidan on 9th

Deoghar: Khajuriya Maidan has been selected for the program of CM Hemant Soren on 9th…

8 mins ago

Ranchi: BIT Mesra will prepare test bench setup

Ranchi: MoU signed between BIT Mesra and Eastern Regional Load Despatch Center of Union Ministry…

14 mins ago

Bokaro: Two bikes recovered, one arrested for theft

Bikes have been continuously being stolen in the city for the last several days. Recently…

16 mins ago

Jharkhand: There will be changes in Matric, Inter examination program, examination will not be conducted on OMR sheet.

Ranchi: There will be changes in the matriculation and intermediate examination programme. The revised program…

21 mins ago

Deoghar: Chief raised questions on the working style of BDO, boycotted the meeting

Devghar: Sonaraithadi BDO Kundan Bhagat held a meeting with block and panchayat personnel in the…

25 mins ago