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PM Modi reviews OBC, EWS reservation in AIQ medical seats, instructs officers to get hold of to the underside of concerns on ‘top priority’

PM Modi has moreover requested the effectively being ministry to put into effect reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS) as effectively.

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Ravindra Kumar

Updated: Jul 27, 2021, 05: 02 PM IST

Amid requires for reservation in the medical education sector, Top Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening held a meeting with senior officers and reviewed the discipline. At some level of the meeting, the PM has called for bringing the Economically Weaker Share (EWS) beneath the purview of reservation straight away. Plenty of officers along side Training Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, and Properly being and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandavia had been imprint in the meeting.

The call for reservation for the OBC class in the All India Quote (AIQ) for medical education continues. Cases had been moreover registered in quite a lot of courts of the country referring to the topic, which is pending for a truly long time.

Particularly, in say executive medical colleges, 15% of seats in UG and 50% in PG are lined beneath the All India Quota. Below this, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes get hold of reservation, but there’ll not be any provision of reservation for Assorted Backward Classes (OBC).

It is reported that in the overview meeting, the PM has expressed his decide that the discipline of OBC reservation in medical education ought to be resolved on priority starting up air the court docket by the designated ministries.

PM Modi has moreover requested the Properly being Ministry to put into effect reservation for the economically weaker sections as effectively. The PM has requested the officers to learn relating to the present discipline of EWS reservation referring to medical education in assorted states and get hold of recordsdata from the total states relating to the gap of the scheme of reservation for the EWS class there.

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