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Moily report sets forth road map for quota

THE complete Veerappa Moily Committee report, posted on the HRD Ministry?s website on Tuesday, says 27 per cent OBC quota in central education institutions can be implemented in one go in humanities courses but will take two years for others. In technical institutes, the quota implementation will take two or three years.

india Updated: Oct 11, 2006 14:50 IST

THE complete Veerappa Moily Committee report, posted on the HRD Ministry’s website on Tuesday, says 27 per cent OBC quota in central education institutions can be implemented in one go in humanities courses but will take two years for others. In technical institutes, the quota implementation will take two or three years.

Giving an institute-wise road map, the committee in its report says from 2007-08 the IITs can implement the quota at the rate of 9 per cent a year and NITs can do so at 13.5 per cent a year.

IIM Ahmedabad will implement 6 per cent quota in 2007-08, 7 per cent in 2008-09 and 14 per cent in the following year, while IIM Bangalore will implement the quota at 7 per cent in the first year, followed by 10 per cent each in the next two years. IIM Calcutta will implement 3 per cent in the first year, 15 per cent in the second year and 9 per cent in the third year.

Medical institutes will implement the quota at 9 per cent for three years and will have to seek the Supreme Court's permission to increase the seat intake.

The committee has suggested that at least one lakh scholarships must be provided each year to schoolchildren from weaker sections.