Prez appoints panel to go into sub-categorisation of OBCs

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind today appointed a Commission headed by Justice (Retd) G Rohini to examine the sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBCs).
Based on the report submitted by the commission, the Central Government will consider ways and means for equitable distribution of the benefits of the reservation in Central Government jobs and admission in Central Government institutions among all strata of the OBCs.
The Commission, whose chairperson will be Justice (Retd.) Rohini, will have as Members Dr JK Bajaj, member (Ex-officio)-Director, Anthropological Survey of India and Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India and Joint Secretary, Department of SJ&E, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment as its Secretary.
The panel is required to present its report to the President within 12 weeks of assumption of charge by the chairperson of the Commission. (AGENCIES)