PM okays changes to Gujarat OBCs

unnamedUnion Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved amendments in the Central list of OBCs in respect of Gujarat and Uttarakhand by way inclusion/correction of castes/communities as per the advice of National Commission for Backward Classes. Amendments will enable persons to avail benefits of reservations in government and Central educational institutions as per the existing policy. They will also become eligible for benefit under various welfare schemes, scholarships etc. being administered by the Central Government, which are at present available to persons belonging to the OBCs. The NCBC was set up in pursuance of the Supreme Court judgement in the Indra Sawhney case as per the NCBC Act 1993.

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