10% quota to come into force in Gu­jarat from to­day

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - Nation -

AHMED­ABAD: The Gu­jarat gov­ern­ment said Sun­day that it will im­ple­ment the 10% reser­va­tions in gov­ern­ment jobs and higher ed­u­ca­tion for the eco­nom­i­cally back­ward sec­tions in the gen­eral cat­e­gory from Jan­uary 14. The Con­sti­tu­tional amend­ment to pro­vide the 10 per cent quota re­ceived as­sent of Pres­i­dent Ram Nath Kovind Satur­day. “The eco­nom­i­cally weaker sec­tions from the gen­eral cat­e­gory will get 10 per cent reser­va­tion in ad­mis­sions to higher ed­u­ca­tion and gov­ern­ment jobs start­ing Ut­tarayan on Jan­uary 14,” the state gov­ern­ment said in a re­lease. The new quota will also be im­ple­mented in ad­mis­sions and jobs which were ad­ver­tised be­fore Jan­uary 14 but for which the ac­tual process has not started, it said. In such cases, fresh an­nounce­ment about the ad­mis­sion process or jobs will have to be made, it added.

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