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Under the new provisions, based on the findings of the landmark caste survey in the state, the quota for scheduled (SC) goes up to 20%, while that of scheduled tribe (ST) to 2%, extremely backward classes (EBC) to 25% and other backward classes (OBC) to 18%.
Experts weigh in on how the caste census data shared by Nitish Kumar can have an impact at a national level
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath criticized previous governments for discriminating against scheduled caste and scheduled tribe members when providing welfare benefits. He praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership and announced that Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Day will be celebrated on November 15 in Uttar Pradesh. Adityanath also expressed concern over air pollution in Delhi and Haryana.
Singh pointed out that during the Covid-19 pandemic and even after that, in early 2022, they formally approached IITs to establish mentoring clubs on their campuses, but no one supported the idea. “Only IIT Delhi allowed us to interact with 100 students this year. After that, we decided to start an open forum and launched a website https://sites.google.com/view/mentoringiitians/.”
The broad numbers reveal the big picture in Bihar. But data about subcastes are necessary to understand intra-group inequalities
Published on Oct 04, 2023 10:40 PM IST