The Union government on Wednesday gave its approval to the amendments in the central list of other backward classes (OBCs) applicable to states of Andhra Pradesh and Telagana. The National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) has recommended 35 changes in respect of AP and 86 new entries for Telangana.
“Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for making suitable amendments in the central list of OBCs by way of inclusioncorrectiondeletion of castescommunities applicable to Andhra Pradesh and the newly formed state of Telangana as per the advice received from the NCBC,“ the statement said.
The changes which were approved will enable the persons belonging to these castescommunities in AP and Telangana to avail the benefits of reservation in government services and posts as well as in central educational institutions, it added.
“They will also become eligible for benefit under the various welfare schemes, scholarships etc, being administered by the central government, which are at present available to the persons belonging to the OBCs,“ it added.
eenadu news paper 04-08-2016: http://epaper.eenadu.net