Term of G Rohini Commission on sub-categorisation of OBCs extended till Jun 20

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet today extended the term of a five-member commission, headed by Justice (retd) G Rohini, which is looking into the sub-categorisation of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs), till June 20, an official statement said.

In December, the term of the commission was extended till April 2, 2018.

The commission was formed with the approval of President Ram Nath Kovind on October 2 last year and was stipulated to submit its report within 10 weeks from the assumption of charge by the chairperson, the statement added.

It started functioning on October 11 and has since interacted with all the states and Union territories that have reservation for OBCs and the state backward classes commissions. (AGENCIES)