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.

There is no age bar in respect of issue of SC/ST certificates. Age bar in respect of issuance of OBC certificates has also been lifted.

Procedure for issue of caste certificates for SC ST/OBC as specified in the Act, Rule and Notifications etc. has been recently been compiled and comprehensive guidelines have been issued.

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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 for issuance of OBC Certificates, including fixing up the nature … Continue reading 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 West Bengal State Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, … Continue reading 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 Uttarakhand was finalized, the List that was in operation in … Continue reading 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) No. 19767/2015 @ SLP(C) Nos.19765-19767/2015] [C.A. No. 5247/2016] [C.A. No. 11817/2016] [C.A. … Continue reading 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 AND POSTS) ACT, 2012. [Passed by the West Bengal Legislature.] … Continue reading WB Backward Classes (Other than SC & ST) Reservation of Vacancies in Services & Posts Act, 2012

List of Other Backward Classes in West Bengal

As on 07 10 2017 SL More Backward (Category A) SL Backward (Category B) 1 Abdal (Muslim) 1 Adaldar (Muslim) 2 Atta (Muslim) 2 Akunji/Akan/Akhan (Muslim) 3 Baidya Muslim 3 Bag (Muslim) 4 Basni/ Bosni (Muslim) 4 Bagani (Muslim) 5 Bayen (Muslim) 5 Baishya Kapali 6 Beldar Muslim 6 Bansi Barman 7 Bepari /Byapari Muslim 7 Baradi (Muslim) 8 Bhangi (Muslim) 8 Barujibi, Barui 9 … Continue reading List of Other Backward Classes in West Bengal