Who are the persons excluded from reservation as creamy layer.

n the case of Ashoka Kumar Thakur Vs. State of Bihar and others, , the exclusion of creamy layer from the Other Backward Citizens was again considered by the Apex Court in furtherance of its earlier decision in Indra Sawhney in which case there was agreement amongst eight out of nine Judges. It held that the occupants of the posts like IAS, IPS and Officers of All India Services rise quite high socially and such persons could no longer be socially disadvantaged. Their children get full opportunities to realize their potential and are in no way handicapped in the social life.… Read More Who are the persons excluded from reservation as creamy layer.

The doctrine of Creamy Layers in Indian job reservation

When Governments unreasonably refuse to eliminate creamy layers from the backward classes or when governments tend to include more and more castes in the list of Backward Classes without adequate data and inquiry, a stage will be reached soon when the whole system of reservation will become farcical and a negation of the constitutional provisions relating to reservations. The resistance of the creamy layer to get out of the lists is as bad as the clamour for entry into the quota system of various castes whose social status does not conform to the law decided by this Court. We earnestly hope that Constitutional provisions will not be converted into citadels for unjustified patronage.… Read More The doctrine of Creamy Layers in Indian job reservation

List of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe and OBCs in West Bengal

SC /ST / OBC certificates (caste certificates) are issued by SDOs in all Sub- Divisions. In Kolkata, such certificates are issued by DWO, Kolkata. Caste certificates for SC & ST are issued in terms of The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Identification) Act, 1994. OBC certificates are issued in terms of Govt. Notification No. 347-TW / EC dated 13-07-1994.… Read More List of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe and OBCs in West Bengal

Guidelines for issuance of OBC Certificate in West Bengal

Government of West Bengal Backward Classes Welfare Department Writers’ Buildings, Kolkata – 700 001 Website: http://www.anagrasarkalyan.gov.in M E M O R A N D U M No. 1464–BCW/MR–59/10 Dated 30th April, 2010 Guidelines for issuance of OBC Certificate The Government has been considering for some time past to issue comprehensive guidelines for disposal of applications… Read More Guidelines for issuance of OBC Certificate in West Bengal

Law Relating to Backward Classes -West Bengal

Rules of Business of the Backward Classes Welfare Department Amendment of Rules of Business of the Backward Classes Welfare Department Amendment of West Bengal Rules of Business of Backward Classes Welfare Department West Bengal Rules of Business of Department of Tribal Development The West Bengal State Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2013 The… Read More Law Relating to Backward Classes -West Bengal

Khilendra Singh Vs. Union of India, Ministry of Agriculture through Secretary & Ors [SC 2017 November]

KEYWORDS:- Backword Class-Jaat caste The Central List of OBCs prepared for the States of Uttar Pradesh in 1993 did not include the “Jaat” caste/ community. The State of Uttarakhand was formed in 2000. By a Resolution passed in 2010, the National Commission for Backward Classes resolved that till the Central List for the State of… Read More Khilendra Singh Vs. Union of India, Ministry of Agriculture through Secretary & Ors [SC 2017 November]

State of Tripura & Ors. Vs. Jayanta Chakraborty & Ors.[SC 2017 November]

Keywords: Test of Backwordness Case Referred to Constitution Bench Date: November 14, 2017 Act : Constitution of India SUPREME COURT OF INDIA State of Tripura & Ors. Vs. Jayanta Chakraborty & Ors. [Civil Appeal No(S). 4562-4564 of 2017] [CONMT.PET.(C) No. 11/2017 In SLP (C) No. 19765/2015 @ SLP(C) Nos.19765-19767/2015] [CONMT.PET.(C) No. 13/2017 In SLP (C)… Read More State of Tripura & Ors. Vs. Jayanta Chakraborty & Ors.[SC 2017 November]

WB Backward Classes (Other than SC & ST) Reservation of Vacancies in Services & Posts Act, 2012

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL LAW DEPARTMENT Legislative NOTIFICATION No. 533-L.—25th March, 2013.—The following Act of the West Bengal Legislature, having been assented to by the Governor, is hereby published for general information:— West Bengal Act XXXIX of 2012 THE WEST BENGAL BACKWARD CLASSES (OTHER THAN SCHEDULED CASTES AND SCHEDULED TRIBES) (RESERVATION OF VACANCIES IN SERVICES… Read More WB Backward Classes (Other than SC & ST) Reservation of Vacancies in Services & Posts Act, 2012