Reservation to job placements and enrollment in Education in India is an action designed to improve the well-being of backward and under-represented communities defined primarily by their caste. It’s a phenomenon that commenced with the coming into force of the Indian Constitution.
Brochure on reservation for SC ST and OBC – Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes in Central Government Appointment and Promotion – Consolidated Instructions updated up to 2013 DOPT has released Updated Brochure on reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes in Central Government Appointment and Promotion. The full text of […]
Cabinet approves inclusion/Amendments in the Central List of Other Backward Classes notified in respect of States of Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel replies to Lok Sabha on Creamy layer expert committee recommendations
Since, 1st April, 2012, 21771 of backlog reserved vacancies for OBCs have been filled up. The representation of OBCs in Central Government Departments/ Ministries was 19.63%, as on 01.01.2014.
Every candidate seeking reservation in central government posts and services as OBC candidate is required to submit a certificate confirming his/her status as OBC and Non-creamy layer status
DoPT has reiterated that when a candidate belonging to a Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes is unable to produce a certificate from any of the prescribed authorities, he/she may be appointed provisionally
DoPT has proposed guidelines on verification of claims of candidates belonging to SCs, STs and OBCs for purpose of appointment to posts or services. DoPT invites comments/suggestions from various stake-holders
Appointment of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes on reservation quota – Personnel Ministry reitrates to verify the candidature as per the instructions and guidelines issued.
DOPT has authorised Magistrates, Tehsildar, and Sub-Divisional Officer for issuing Caste and Community Certificates to avail reservation on caste and community basis for admission to educational Institutions and recruitment to government jobs
Income criteria to creamy layer for OBC Reservation sought to be revised to Rs. 10.5 lakh – Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment
No SC / ST / OBC Reservation for Recruitment in Armed Forces – Minister replies in Parliament that recruitment in armed forces is based on merit and open to all citizens of India irrespective of class, caste, commuity, region or religion
Representation of Minority Communities in Central Government Jobs – Minister provides Data in Lok Sabha GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2157 ANSWERED ON 18.12.2013 REPRESENTATION OF MINORITY COMMUNITIES 2157 . Shri YASHVIR SINGH NEERAJ SHEKHAR Will the Minister of PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased […]
Other Backward Classes – OBC – Increase in income Criterion from Rs.4.5 lakhs to Rs.6 lakhs
Filling up backlog vacancies reserved for SC ST and OBC – Success Rate of Special Recruitment Drive for Scheduled Castes SCs)/Scheduled Tribes (STs)/Other Backward Classes (OBCs) was 74.85%