West Bengal to set up Scheduled Caste advisory council

Kolkata, Oct 13 (PTI) The West Bengal cabinet today decided to set up a Scheduled Caste advisory council to look into the development of the Schedule...

Published: 13th October 2017 08:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2017 09:01 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Kolkata, Oct 13 (PTI) The West Bengal cabinet today decided to set up a Scheduled Caste advisory council to look into the development of the Scheduled Caste population in the state.

There are 66 Assembly seats in Bengal reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates.

"The council will look into the development of the social, educational, economical and cultural matters of the Scheduled Caste population in the state, and function on the lines of the existing tribal advisory council," state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said today. PTI SCH RBT .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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