Bihar Cabinet approved 35 percent reservation for women in government jobs

The Bihar Government is already providing 35 percent reservation for women in recruitment as police constables and sub-inspectors and 50 percent reservation as primary school teachers and in the Panchayati Raj system.

Created On: Jan 20, 2016 12:16 ISTModified On: Jan 20, 2016 15:04 IST

The Bihar Cabinet on 19 January 2016 formally approved 35 percent reservation for women in all government jobs in the state.

The decision was taken in the cabinet meeting presided by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

The 35 percent reservation for women will be applicable to in all government jobs including reserved and unreserved category.

The Bihar Government is already providing 35 percent reservation for women in recruitment as police constables and sub-inspectors and 50 percent reservation as primary school teachers and in the Panchayati Raj system.

In 2015, during campaigning for the Bihar assembly polls, Nitish Kumar, as chief ministerial candidate of the Grand Alliance of Janata Dal-United, Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress, had promised 35 percent reservation for women in all government jobs if he formed a government again.

Soon after being sworn-in as chief minister in November 2015, Nitish Kumar reiterated his stand to provide 35 percent reservation for women.

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