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In poll season, government stops cut in SC/ST, OBC faculty -Manash Pratim Gohain

-The Times of India NEW DELHI: The Union cabinet on Thursday approved an ordinance to restore the system of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs for teaching positions in Higher Education institutions, with the university or college being considered as one unit instead of treating the department as one. The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers' Cadre) Ordinance, 2019 will restore the 200-point roster system for faculty recruitment under which quotas for...

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Interim Budget a 'big disappointment' for education sector: RTE forum national convenor -Madan Kumar

-The Times of India PATNA: The Right to Education Forum’s national convenor Ambarish Rai on Friday said the interim Budget came as a ‘big disappointment’ for education sector. He said the insufficient allocation for education sector shows the union government’s shrinking responsibility towards school education and implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act-2009. "The Budget again fails to provide the long pending demand of an investment of 6% of GDP on education....

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The missing women -Pratap C Mohanty & Anjali Bansal

-The Hindu The number of young women who are not in education, employment and training in India is very high India’s employment generation in the last five years has remained weak. According to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index Baseline Report by NITI Aayog, 64 per 1,000 persons appear to be unemployed in the working age group of 15-59. The problem of unemployment has become more acute for youth and women....

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Income inequality in India: Top 10% upper caste households own 60% wealth -Shreehari Paliath

-Business Standard/ IndiaSpend Among OBCs and STs too, top 10% had cornered most wealth. Top 10% of both groups held around 52% of wealth in 2012 and top 10% of SCs' share increased three percentage points to 46.7% till 2012 Although India’s upper caste households earned nearly 47% more than the national average annual household income, the top 10% within these castes owned 60% of the wealth within the group in 2012,...

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A quota for farmers -Harish Damodaran

-The Indian Express It would have made more sense — economically, legally, politically, morally, constitutionally — to have limited 10 per cent EWS reservation to those with farming or rural backgrounds The last few years have seen the so-called dominant farming communities — especially the Jats, Marathas, Patidars and Kapus — mount violent agitations demanding quotas in government jobs and Higher Educational institutions, whether under the OBC (Other Backward Class) or...

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