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.
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
DoPT OM on Contempt Petition for Reservation in Promotion – Till SLP on reservation in promotion are decided by the Hon’ble Supreme Court, the DOPT 0M dated 10.8.2010 and Railway Board circular dated 14.9.2010 are not to be relied upon
DOPT has come up a compilation of Frequently Asked Questions as a clarification order relating to issue of Caste Certificate, Residence Certificate and Domicile Certificate
This is a DOPT’s initiative for Citizen friendly governance to grant SC/ST certificates in Schools – This proposal is circulated to all the States and Union Territories for their consideration
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
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday there would be no change in the reservation policy for Dalits and accused his opponents of spreading “lies” on the issue.
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
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment said that amendment in SC/ST act is the need of the hour. Objective behind this amendment is not only to identify more cases of atrocities which were left unreported.
Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister for State, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions replied in Lok Sabha on 17.12.2015 regarding reservation in promotions in Central Government Service. Minister also stated that States will have to collect quantifiable data of backwardness, inadequacy of representation before providing reservation in promotion.
To reduce the difficulties faced by the SC and ST candidates in getting the domicile and Caste Certificate for getting job and higher education opportunities, DoPT has proposed a draft guidelines and invites comments and suggestions before 21.12.2015. According to the draft Domicile and Caste Certificate will be issued to students in Eighth Standard through School Authorities
Order of Court of Chief Commissioner for Persons with disabilities has been sent to UPSC, SSC, Railways, IBPS, CBSE, UGC, CPSE etc for providing proper allocation of seats to persons with disabilities
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
Persons with Disabilities to get uniform upper age limit relaxation of 10 years for all Posts (Group A, B and C) in Central Government
Personnel Ministry has set up a Committee as per the Court directions to monitor filling up of posts meant for persons with disabilities.