Four members of the varsity’s Academic Council (AC) claimed that the supernumerary seats will be like management quota as the power to select candidates has been left with principals and the university.
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 06:28 PM IST
New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
In an official order issued on Wednesday, the HRD ministry’s department of higher education said the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Act was notified on July 9 to provide for reservation in teaching positions following which the HRD ministry also issued a notification.
The low representation of the weaker sections in teaching positions at the IIMs has come to the notice of the top brass of the HRD ministry, which could soon write to authorities at the institutes to follow constitutional provisions when they hire faculty,a senior official said.
Chhattisgarh government had earlier this year increased the reservation for the Scheduled Castes by one per cent to 13 per cent and by 13 per cent for the OBCs to 27 per cent, along with introducing 10 per cent quota for the EWS.
Fadnavis, addressing an election rally in his assembly constituency Nagpur South-West, said open category students will not suffer due to reservation to members of disadvantaged social groups in educational institutes.
In February, the Union cabinet had also approved amendments to the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) order, 1954, by the way of Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) amendment order, 2019, to provide 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in J-K.
Last month, the Delhi government had, designated 27 government hospitals across 11 districts to issue disability certificates under the new central Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, for 21 conditions. These are the hospitals from where the candidates must get their certificate
Following the Apex court’s decision, the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell had issued a notice of cancellation of admissions under the socially and educationally backward classes (SEBC) quota. Around 290 students from the state have been affected by it.
Tejashwi said the party’s manifesto was mainly aimed at providing ‘bread on all plates and pens in all hands’. “RJD, if voted to power with its allies, would strive for implementing the remaining part of the Mandal Commission’s recommendations to ensure justice for the deprived sections.”
India has reiterated the principle that economic backwardness in and of itself is a sufficient criterion for government-mandated affirmative action; it is not social identity alone that determines welfare need.
Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati has disapproved of the Centre’s decision to provide 10% reservation to economically poor in general category and said that quota, be it on the basis of caste or economic status, was wrong.
Rajya Sabha members have a busy day ahead as key bills come up for passage today, the last day of the winter session. The session has been extended by a day as the government seeks to pass a constitution amendment bill to provide quota for poorer sections among the general category, a bill on the Citizenship Act and one on instant triple talaq.
From “I won’t enter Mantralya till Dhangars get reservation”, to “I was referring to the next term”, senior BJP leader and state’s rural development minister Pankaja Munde found herself in a tight spot on Tuesday after a colleague reminded her of her promise two days earlier
While the bill saw overwhelming support from all parties, cutting across political lines, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government faced some criticism over the haste with which it brought in the legislation, and over the prevailing job situation.
During Lok Sabha debate on quota, Arun Jaitley said manifestos of most parties promised reservation to economically weaker sections of the society, and “their commitment to their promise is put to test today”.
The Union Cabinet’s move to grant 10% quota to economically weaker sections is in line with the RSS’ proposition that reservation should be offered to “those in need” and not on the basis of caste alone.