Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicOBC categories

Topic: OBC categories

SC, ST, OBC representation in Indian education is dismal, upper-caste nexus persists

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

OBC panel visits DU, seeks details on funds spent & faculty roster for quota seats

During the visit, the National Commission for Other Backward Classes found discrepancies in funds allocated to DU and the management of roster for teachers.

Govt panel sends notice to ONGC over inquiry on OBC employees ‘exploitation, quota violation’

ONGC receives notice after skipping meeting with National Commission for Backward Classes, which has data showing company did not fill its OBC employee quota for about 13 years.

30 years since Mandal Commission recommendations  — how it began and its impact today

Recommendation for OBC quota in central govt institutions was implemented in 1992 while education quota came into force in 2006.

DU has less than 5% OBC teachers & there’s no professor among them, Parliament panel finds

Draft report of Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of OBCs observes 'glaring gaps' in number of OBC posts DU has advertised against the number of vacancies.

From Mandal to Modi, OBC sub-categorisation is caught up in bad politics

Anyone interested in social policy should demand that the Justice Rohini Commission findings be released as soon as the coronavirus pandemic subsides.

Ahead of Bihar polls, Modi govt extends term of OBC sub-categorisation panel by 6 months

Justice Rohini Commission’s mandate was also looking into how 27% OBC quota in jobs & education is being implemented and if all categories of OBCs are benefitting from it.

General, OBC categories make the most of Modi’s Mudra loan scheme for needy entrepreneurs

Finance ministry data shows 5% of Mudra borrowers from general & OBC categories cornered over 40% of total loan amounts sanctioned.

On Camera

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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