Chhattisgarh Doubles OBC Quota from 14 Percent to 17 Percent; Reservation Total Now 22% Over Ceiling

CM Bhupesh Baghel same the STs, SCs and OBCs are raising problems regarding their rights in an exceedingly peaceful manner and the government has to safeguard their constitutional rights.

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bhagel on Thursday declared a rise in reservations for OBCs and scheduled Castes in regime jobs and education.

While the quota for the scheduled Castes can increase by hundredth, the OBC reservations can see a close to doubling from fourteen per cent to twenty-seven per cent.

Addressing individuals at associate July 4 perform in Raipur on Thursday, Baghel same the STs, SCs and OBCs are raising problems regarding their rights in an exceedingly peaceful manner and the government has to safeguard their constitutional rights.

“Taking a serious step during this direction, nowadays I announce that currently twenty-seven per cent reservation are going to be provided to the opposite Backward categories (OBCs), thirteen per cent to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and thirty-two per cent to the Scheduled Tribes (STs),” he said.

Till now, the OBCs and SCs were obtaining fourteen per cent and twelve per cent reservation, severally, in academic establishments and government jobs within the state, whereas the STs had thirty-two per cent quota, a political candidate same.

In another massive move, the Chief Minister conjointly declared the creation of a replacement district — Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi — out of Bilaspur, taking the full variety of districts within the state to twenty-eight.

The chief minister conjointly declared that the govt is going to be developing the Lemru forest space in Korba district as associate elephant reserve to modify the increasing man-animal conflicts within the state’s northern half.”The state has witnessed a loss of life and property thanks to the movement of elephants. one in every one of the key reasons for the menace is that elephants face threats to their environs. insight of this, we’ll discover the ‘Lemur Elephant Reserve’,” he said.

The elephant reserve is going to be the “first of its kind within the world” and supply permanent environs to the pachyderms, Baghel same.

Moreover, associate help of Rs ten,000 per month can currently even be provided to the ‘growth’ (cow shelter) committees to produce reward to hand and different facilities at the cow shelters.