Last year, 78 candidates were selected under the 10 per cent quota earmarked for communities other than OBC/SC/ST.
Supreme Court to hear Centre's plea against Madras HC observation on EWS quota in medical admissions
In addition to the Centre's appeal, the top court would also hear pleas filed by Neil Aurelio Nunes and Yash Tekwani pertaining to the notification.
On his visit to the metro, Athawale justified the Centre's 10 percent quota for EWS and hinted that this would not affect those already enjoying the reservation.
Political leaders believe reserving jobs, college seats in this manner would weaken caste-based quota, besides upper castes constitute only 4% of TN population
Turns down DMK’s plea for 50% OBC quota, says uniform reservation must across states
Income shall also include income from all sources like salary, agriculture, business and profession during the financial year prior to the year of application.
As per the rules, private recognised unaided schools which were allotted plots by the government need to admit children from EWS category in the neighbourhood to the extent of 20 per cent.
BJP leader and Union Minister Bhupender Yadav said the party congratulates Prime Minister Modi for taking this historic step.
As per the Maharashtra government, the Maratha community can avail benefits of reservation under 10 per cent economically weaker sections quota in government jobs and education.