Saturday, July 20, 2024

Hek seeks 15% reservation for general candidates


Share post:


SHILLONG, June 19: Cabinet Minister Alexander L Hek has suggested to the Expert Committee on Reservation that 15% of the vacancies in jobs should be reserved for the general/unreserved categories.
In his suggestion to the Expert Committee, Hek said that out of 40% reservation given to the Khasi-Jaintias and another 40% to the Garos, half of the vacancies should be reserved in favour of the poorest of the poor BPL families of the Khasi-Jaintia and Garo tribes while the remaining half should be reserved for the communities in general.
Hek also said that 5% reservation should be in favour of other Schedule Tribes and Schedule Castes residing in Meghalaya.


Related articles

Umiam dam faces water logging issues

SHILLONG, July 19: The Umiam dam which is undergoing retrofitting work experienced water logging following heavy rainfall on...

Cabinet okays Pepsi plant at Mendipathar

SHILLONG, July 19: The state Cabinet has cleared a proposal of the Varun Beverages Limited to set up...

Behdienkhlam culminates with grand celebration in EJH village

JOWAI, July 19: The biggest Behdienkhlam festival in Jaintia Hills district, organised by the Sein Raij Tuber, concluded...

Social media-o me·chik activist-ko matnanganina MSCW-ni gitcham dilgipa jegala

TURA: Meghalaya State Commission for Women (MSCW)-ni gitcham vice chairperson Gamchi Timre R Marak, Tura-oni me·chik activist-ko aro...