​NCBC Recommendations on Reservation Quota for OBCs

On 16th May, 2024, the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) recommended an increase in the reservation quota for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in public employment in Punjab and West Bengal.

What is the Reason behind NCBC’s Recommendations?

  • The Commission’s decision comes after a review of the current reservation policies, oral statements, and documentary evidence, aiming to align with the directives laid out by the Supreme Court in the Indra Sawhney case.

Recommendations Given by NCBC

For Punjab

  • Currently, Punjab allocates 25% of public employment positions to Scheduled Castes and 12% to OBCs, totalling 37% reservation.
  • The NCBC has proposed ....
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