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Tag: St

Shri Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM writes to Arjun Munda for inclusion of 160 communities in ST list

The CM said that these communities are being deprived of the benefits availed by STs though they have the same tribal characteristics as their respective notified STs.

  • Saturday, 17 September 2022
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Centre To IITs,IIMs,NITs & Universities: Fill Vacant SC/ST, OBC, EWS Faculty Positions

In a major decision, the Centre has asked the Central Higher Education Institutions (CHEIs) to fill the faculty positions reserved for SCs, STs, EWS and other backward classes within a year.

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  • Thursday, 26 August 2021
Deoranjan Kumar Singh
Panchayat polls: Collectors asked to complete delimitation of wards, reservation by Aug 19

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the elections to the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) scheduled in February next year, the Odisha government has asked all district collectors to complete the process of delimitation of wards and reservation of seats by August 19 next. In a letter to all district collectors, Deoranjan Kumar Singh, commissioner-cum-secretary, Panchayati Raj, has asked […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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ST, SC MLAs prostrate before CM; pray for implementation of ORV Act

Bhubaneswar: The agitating SC/ST MLAs, who have been on a dharna for the last three days demanding implementation of the ORV Act, on Friday prostrated before chief minister Naveen Patnaik in the Assembly in a novel, innovative protest to put their demand before the leader of the House. Soon after the House assembled for the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Odisha hikes quota for SC&ST students

In a welcome development for the students belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories, the State government has increased the percentage of seats to be reserved for them in government higher educational institutions

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
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Hopeful of saving reservation for SC/ST: Javadekar

New Delhi: The government has put on hold recruitment for teaching positions in universities and colleges pending a decision on the special leave petition it has filed against a court order curtailing reservation for SC/ST and OBCs, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said today. He said the government is committed to 50 per cent reservation to […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Op-Ed: Why Caste-based Reservations for SCs, STs Must Stay

Sometime ago, I was standing in a rather long queue in front of one of the counters at the General Post Office (GPO) in Bhubaneswar. The hassled young man on the other side of the counter was trying to dispose of his business as fast as was humanly possible. Yet, the queue was refusing to […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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Cabinet approves 10% quota provision for J&K

New Delhi: Union cabinet has given its nod to 10 per cent quota for poor among the general categories in Jammu and Kashmir and also approved the provision for SC/ST reservation in promotion in government jobs in the state. Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh said since Jammu and Kashmir is under the President’s […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Nearly 36 lakh youths in Odisha have no access to college education!

Bhubaneswar: The State in 2018-19 had a whopping 35.88 lakh youth in the age-group of 18-23 years, who were out of the higher education loop in Odisha. For which, Odisha’s total youths enrolled in higher education stands at around 2.7 per cent of total youths enrolled nationally. But the State’s youth population accounted for around […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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'Creamy Layer' Concept Not Applicable To SC/ST: Govt To SC

New Delhi: The Centre on Monday sought a review of the Supreme Court verdict in 2018 on the exclusion of the “creamy layer” within the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) category from the reservation benefit. The Centre’s top law officer, Attorney General K.K. Venugopal arguing before a bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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SC Direction To Review 50% Cap On Quota; What Will Be Odisha’s Stand?

Bhubaneswar: Will the existing reservations in educational institutions and jobs in Odisha remain within the 50 % bracket or exceed? The question has now become the point of discussion especially in the State after the Supreme Court recently said that the 50 per cent cap on reservation could be re-examined in view of the subsequent […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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