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Madhya Pradesh to Increase Reservation for OBCs to 27%

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet passed a resolution to increase the percentage of reservation quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC) from existing 14 percent to 27 percent.
Madhya Pradesh to Increase Reservation for OBCs to 27%

Details:

  • The move will lead to the reservation in the state breaching the Supreme Court-mandated 50 percent cap to reach 63 percent.
  • Madhya Pradesh is the only state in the country to have a 27 percent quota for OBCs.
  • Cabinet also increased the dearness allowance to 3% for employees.

Question:

Q. The Cabinet of which state government has passed a resolution to increase the percentage of reservation quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC) from existing 14 percent to 27 percent?
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Rajasthan
d. Jharkhand
Madhya Pradesh to Increase Reservation for OBCs to 27% Madhya Pradesh to Increase Reservation for OBCs to 27% Reviewed by Neha on June 06, 2019 Rating: 5

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