Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis (File Photo)
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis (File Photo)

Maharashtra government issues resolution for implementation of 10 pc quota for EWS

ANI | Updated: Feb 12, 2019 23:21 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra), [India], Feb 12 (ANI): Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued a resolution for implementation of 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections (EWS) from the general category.
This comes after the decision last week of the state Cabinet, which had approved the Centre's decision to implement a 10 per cent reservation to EWS among the general category in government jobs and educational institutions across the state.
With this, Maharashtra has become the seventh state after Bihar, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Assam to have approved the bill to implement the reservation.
The Parliament recently passed the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019, approving a 10 per cent reservation for economically backward upper castes in government jobs.
The Maharashtra state Assembly, in November, had passed a Bill proposing 16 per cent reservation under Socially and Educationally Backward Class, paving way for reservation to Marathas in the state. (ANI)

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