Gujarat becomes first state to implement 10% EWS reservation benefits from Jan 14

14 Jan 2019 09:54 AM

Gujarat becomes first state to implement 10% EWS reservation benefits from Jan 14

Updated 14 Jan 2019 09:54 AM

The state of Gujarat has implemented the 10 per cent reservations in government jobs and higher education for the economically backward sections in the general category from Monday i.e., January 14, the state government announced the same on Sunday. With this, Gujarat will become the first state in the country to provide 10 per cent quota for the general category individuals with weak economic background. "The economically weaker sections from the general category will get 10 per cent reservation in admissions to higher education and government jobs starting Uttarayan on January 14," the state government said in a release.

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