Commission for Economically Backward Classes submits report to Govt.
The Commission for Economically Backward Classes (EBCs), set up by the Centre to suggest criteria for identification of EBCs, submitted its report to Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik here today.
The report was presented to the Minister by the Chairman of the Commission, Maj Gen (Retd.) S R Sinho, who was accompanied by Mr Narendra Kumar, Member and Mr Mahendra Singh, Member Secretary.
The Commissin had been constituted by the Central Government to also elicit the views of State Governments/UTs and other Commissions on the subject; to recommend welfare measures and quantum of reservation in education and Government employment to the extent as appropriate; and to suggest the necessary constitutional, legal and administrative modalities as required for implementation of the recommendations.
The Chairman and the Members of the Commission had been appointed in July, 2006. The tenure of the Commission had been extended by the Government from time to time, and the last extension was upto July 31, 2010.