The Telangana government on Saturday made a big announcement for the Scheduled Tribes. The government issued an order to give 10 percent reservation to Scheduled Tribes (STs) in education institutions and government jobs. at present Telangana In this, people belonging to the ST community have 6 percent reservation in government jobs and admission in educational institutions. In this way, a big gift has been given by the government to the Scheduled Tribes of the state. They will now get more representation in government jobs.
Recently, in a public meeting, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao had said that his government would soon issue an order to increase the reservation limit for Scheduled Tribes to 10 per cent in government jobs and admission in educational institutions. In April 2017, a bill was passed in the Telangana Legislative Assembly with a provision to give 10 per cent reservation to the Scheduled Tribes community. This bill was sent to the central government for the approval of the President.
What was said in the order of the state government?
The government order said, "In the last about six years, the state government has sent several representations in this regard, but the matter is still pending." Therefore, in these circumstances, without wasting any more time, it is appropriate to increase the limit of reservation received by the Scheduled Tribes.
"The Government of Telangana, after considering the above special circumstances, orders to increase the limit of reservation for Scheduled Tribes from 6 per cent to 10 per cent for admission in educational institutions and in state government jobs," the order said.
CM criticized the Center
Earlier, the CM had criticized the central government for not clearing the Scheduled Tribes (ST) reservation bill from the state assembly. KCR had said that a government order (GO) will be issued soon to give 10 percent reservation to the ST community in the state.
KCR had said that we are tired of requesting the Center for reservation. Now within a week, we will issue a government order to give 10 percent reservation to Scheduled Tribes in the state. I am requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will you respect our government order or make it the reason for your downfall.
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