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OBC Ministry to be created in Maharashtra

OBC Ministry to be created in Maharashtra
21 December 2016 Current Affairs: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced that a separate Ministry will be created for Other Backward Classes (OBCs). This ministry will be headed by an independent minister.

The announcement was made at the concluding session of the Kunbi Mahotsav at Shahapur in Thane district of the state.

Besides, the Chief Minister also announced funds worth Rs 200 crore for gravity-based water supply projects. These projects will help in fulfilling the need of the town and surrounding areas.

He said that a policy will be prepared under which villages that provide land for dam projects would be entitled to the water from that project. 

In addition to this, he also directed the Zila Parishad of Thane to prepare a tourist circuit plan for Murbad and Shahpur talukas. He assured that maximum funds will be provided for the development of the plan.

The CM further said, in order to increase the green cover across the state, the government has come up with a target of planting 50 crore saplings in next three years.

Earlier, on 19 December 2016, the state government adopted a resolution that seeks to boost plantation drive to increase the green cover of the state. As per the resolution, four crore saplings will be planted during the 2017 monsoon, which will be followed by planting 13 crore saplings during the monsoon season of 2018. 33 crore saplings will be planted during the rainy season of 2019.

Other Backward Classes (OBC) : OBC is a collective term that is used the Union Government to classify caste that is socially and educationally disadvantaged. The Mandal Commission report of 1980, found that the OBC list comprises of 52 percent of the country’s population. The figure shrunk to 41 percent by 2006, when the National Sample Survey Organisation took place. 

They are entitled to 27 percent reservations in public sector employment and higher education. Constitutionally, OBC is described as socially and educationally backwards class.


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