It would make even less sense if his children are also able to obtain preferential treatment using the same caste certificate. Thus, use of the OBC quota must be limited.
Revision of income criteria to exclude socially advanced persons from reservation for OBC – DoPT OM No. 36033/1/2013-Estt. (Res.) dated 13.09.2017
The income limit defining ‘creamy layer’ for OBC reservation was last week raised to Rs eight lakh per annum from Rs 6 lakh.
Sub Categorization within OBC – Cabinet approves setting up of a Commission to examine the Sub-Categorization within OBCs
In several states, the benefits meant for OBCs, such as reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, are cornered by the dominant OBC groups.
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