Raipur, Sep 25: The Chhattisgarh government has decided to issue an ordinance to implement the amendments made in the rules for reservation to the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes.
With the enforcement of this ordinance, Chhattisgarh will become the only state in the country, to provide maximum 82 per cent reservation.
The proposal to issue Chhattisgarh Public Service (Reservation For Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes) Amendment Ordinance-2019 was approved at the state Cabinet meeting, to be chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, here on Tuesday
After the enforcement of this ordinance, people belonging to the ST would get 32 per cent reservation, whereas the SC would get 13 per cent reservation and the OBCs would get 27 per cent reservation.
Moreover, the benefit of 10 per cent reservation would be given to the poor, belonging to the general category.
In another crucial decision taken at the meeting, the state Cabinet decided to amend the Chhattisgarh Public Service (Promotion) Rule 2003, in accordance with the specified 32 per cent reservation to the ST and 13 per cent reservation to SC in direct recruitment.
With this decision, the officials and staff belonging to the SC and ST would get the benefit of reservation in promotion also.
The proposal to organise three-day 'Rajyotsav' to mark the Chhattisgarh State Foundation Day, was also approved at the Cabinet meeting. .(UNI)