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Inclusion of castes in Central List of OBC: List of Casts included in 2014

Inclusion of castes in Central List of OBC: List of Casts included in 2014

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
RAJYA SABHA

QUESTION NO  63

ANSWERED ON  27.11.2014

Inclusion of castes in OBC list

63 SHRIMATI GUNDU SUDHARANI
Will the Minister of SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT be pleased to state :-

(a) whether there have been demands to include 104 castes from 13 States into the Central List of OBCs;

(b) if so, the details of castes that have been asked to be included, caste-wise and State-wise; and

(c) whether only Jats have been given the status of OBC leaving aside others; and if so, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
 
(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (c) OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. *63 TO BE ANSWERED ON 27.11.2014

(a): Inclusion of 110 entries (by way of castes, their synonyms, sub castes etc.) in the Central List of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) has been done during the year 2014 for 20 States/Union Territories. Further, the inclusion of castes/communities in the Central List of OBCs is a continuous process. This Ministry notifies castes/communities in the Central List of OBCs for different States/Union Territories on consideration of the advice tendered from time to time by the National Commission for Backward Classes under Section 9(1) of the NCBC Act, 1993. Till date 2404 such entries (by way of castes, their synonyms, sub castes etc.) have been notified (Annexure-I) in the Central List of OBCs through 32 notifications.

(b): The State-wise details of 110 entries (castes, their synonyms, sub castes etc.) included in the Central List of OBCs in 2014 are attached as Annexure-II. Apart from these, the Ministry has received 7 advices from the NCBC and one advice from the Jammu and Kashmir State Backward Classes Commission (as per details at Annexure- III), which are under examination .

(c): No. As explained in (a) above, apart from the inclusion of Jat, 101 entries (castes, their synonyms, sub castes etc.) have been included in the Central List of OBCs during the year 2014.

ANNEXURE-I

STATE/UT-WISE NUMBER OF ENTRIES IN THE CENTRAL LIST OF OBCs (As on 24.11.2014)
S. No. State/UT No. of Entries as
in the Central Lists
of OBCs
1 Andhra Pradesh 109
2 Arunachal Pradesh* 0
3 Assam 28
4 Bihar 130
5 Chhattisgarh 67
6 Goa 17
7 Gujarat 104
8 Haryana 74
9 Himachal Pradesh 54
10 J & K 21
11 Jharkhand 129
12 Karnataka 197
13 Kerala 85
14 Madhya Pradesh 76
15 Maharashtra 255
16 Manipur 4
17 Mizoram* 0
18 Meghalaya* 0
19 Nagaland * 0
20 Orissa 198
21 Punjab 65
22 Rajasthan 68
23 Sikkim 9
24 Tamil Nadu 181
25 Tripura 43
26 Uttar Pradesh 77
27 Uttrakhand 79
28 West Bengal 99
29 A & N Islands 5
30 Chandigarh 60
31 Daman & Diu 44
32 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 10
33 Delhi 58
34 Lakshadweep * 0
35 Pudducherry 58
GRAND TOTAL 2404
*States/UTs have no notified list of OBCs

Annexure-II

Details of Castes/communities/(Synonyms, sub-castes etc.) included in the Central List of Other Backward Classes during the year 2014.

S.No. Entry No. in State list and Name of the Castes/communities/(Synonyms, sub-castes etc.)
Andhra Pradesh (4)
1 108.Gudia/Gudiya (confined to Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam Districts only)
2. 109. Kurmi (confined to Telangana Region and also Krishna District only)
3. 110. Budubunjala/ Bhunjwa/Bhadbhunja (confined to Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy Districts only)
4. 111.Lakkamari Kapu (confined to Telangana Region only)
Goa (1)
5 20.Vishwakarma/Chari/Mesta
Himachal Pradesh (4)
6 2. Popo Brahman
7 27. Jhiwar, Jheur, Jheer
8 56. Choharka other than SC and ST residing in 12 Gram Panchayats in Choharghati of Mandi District (HP) viz. “Bardhan, Barot, Batheri, Dhamchyan, Kathog, Latran, Lapas, Ropa,Silbadwani, Sudhar, Tikkar and Tarswan
9 55. Jat
Jharkhand (2)
10 128. Chhipi
11 129. Mayra (Maira) Modak
Karnataka (10)
12 145. Agnivanni, Agni Vamsha Kshatriya
13 146.Uppara, Uppar,Uppera, LingayatUppara/Sunnagara,Uppaliyan,
14 155. Gamalla
15 157Banagara
16 160SomavamshaSahasrarjuna Kshatriya
17 167. Kalavanthi
18 196. Raya Rawath, Ravat
19 197. Daveri
20 198. Garudi, Garudiga, Garadiga (Hindu and Muslim) (whose traditional occupation is snake-charming and performing juggling and acrobats)
21 199. Andi, Andipandaram
Kerala (4)
22 54. Chaliya (Chaliyan)(whose caste profession is cotton weaving)
23 79.Moopar
24 82,Mahendra-Medara
25 83.Kuruba
Maharashtra (2)
26 14. Bhujwa
27 159. Pachkalshi, SomvanshiKshatris and Pathares,
Punjab (4)
28 11. Re
29 21. Nai (KuleenBrahmn)
30 26. Tamboli
31 40. Dhiman
Tamil Nadu (5)
32 3. Ambalakaran (including Servai)
33 146. Thoraiyar (Plains)
34 147. Erragollar
35 162. AgaramVellanChettiar
36 181. Latin Catholic Christian Vannar (in Kanniyakumari District)
West Bengal (37)
37 63. Devanga
38 64. Hajjam(Muslim)
39 65. Chowduli(Muslim)
40 66. Nikari (Muslim)
41 67. Mahaldar (Muslim)
42 68. Dhukre (Muslim)
43 69. Basni/Bosni (Muslim)
44 70. Abdal (Muslim)
45 71. Kan(Muslim)
46 72. Tutia(Muslim)
47 73. Gayen(Muslim)
48 74. Beldar Muslim
49 75. Khotta Muslim
50 76. Muslim Sardar
51 77. Muslim Kalandar
52 78. Muslim Laskar
53 79. Muslim Jamadar
54 80. Muslim ChutorMistri
55 81. Muslim Dafadar
56 82. Mal Muslim
57 83. Majhi/Patni Muslim
58 84. Muchi/Chamar Muslim
59 85. Muslim Nehariya
60 86. Muslim Haldar
61 87. Muslim Sanpui/Sapui
62 88. Muslim Biswas
63 89. Muslim Mali
64 90. Ghosi(Muslim)
65 91. Muslim Darji/Ostagar/Idrishi
66 92. Muslim Rajmistri
67 93. Muslim Bhatiyara
68 94. Muslim Molla
69 95. Dhali (Muslim)
70 96. Muslim Piyada
71 97. Muslim Barujibi/Barui
72 98. Muslim Penchi
73 99. Gangot
Chandigarh (19)
74 4. Tarboli
75 5. Berrer
76 9. Bharbhuria
77 12. Chahang
78 13. Chamgar
79 14. Darji/Darj, Tank, Chimba, Chiba (Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian)
80 19. KasyeRajputs
81 21. Bhosali(Hindu,Muslim, Sikh, Christian)
82 23. Gadderia
83 25. Ghani/Ghazi, Goasiara or Ghosia
84 28. Nais
85 35. Kummi
86 39. Kanihar
87 46. Pemja (Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh)
88 49. Rehard
89 51. Singhikar, Singhwala
90 54. Tamera
91 59. Daula, SoniBarderi
92 60. Lohar (Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian)
NCT of Delhi (10)
93 5. Ramgarhia-Sik
94 21. Fakir (including Alvi-Fakir)
95 22. Dhangar, Kurba
96 25. Nath, Yogi, Gosain
97 27. Maurya, Shakya
98 43. Sain (barbers by caste)
99 55. Ghrit, Bahti, Chahng
100 56. Meo
101 57. Bhar/Rajbhar
102 58. Jat
Puducherry (1)
103 16. Vadabalija
Bihar (1)
104 134. Jat
Gujarat (1)
105 28. Jat
Haryana (1)
106 75. Jat
Madhya Pradesh (1)
107 67. Jat
Rajasthan (1)
108 58. Jat
Uttarakhand (1)
109 79. Jat
Uttar Pradesh (1)
110 77. Jat

Annexure-III

Details of pending advices regarding additions/changes in the Central list of OBCs sent by NCBC and Jammu and Kashmir Backward Classes Commission

S.

No.
State Details of Advices Status of the case
1. Himachal Pradesh (i) Populace living in Malana revenue village of Kullu District(HP)

(ii) Populace i.e. Bangahalias residing since time immemorial in ChhotaBhangal and Bara Bhangal area of Kangra District(HP)
Department of Legal Affairs has opined that the issue of domicile should be clarified by the NCBC. The matter is being examined by the NCBC.
2. Karnataka All Muslims except the following categories: (i) Cutchi Memon (ii)Navayat (iii) Bohra or Borah (iv) Sayyid (v) Shiek (vi) Pathan (vii) Mughal (viii) Mahdiva/Mahdavi (ix) Konkani or Jamayanthi Muslims Department of Legal Affairs has opined that the NCBC should clarify the issue in detail. The NCBC is examining the matter.
3. Madhya Pradesh Panka For these advices, NCBC has to clarify the spellings of the entries.
4. Jharkhand (i) Bagti (ii) Late (iii) Kunai (iv) Pushpanamit

(v) Jhora (vi)Laxmi Narayan Gola
5. Gujarat Sipai, Patni, Jamat or Turk Jamat (all Muslims)
6. Maharashtra Mhali
7. Telengana “Mutatis Mutandis” applicability of Central List of OBC for the State of undivided Andhra Pradesh to the newly created State of Telangana. Clarification sought from NCBC regarding those castes/communities which are area specific.
8. Jammu and Kashmir Labana and Sheer Gojrie

(Jammu and Kashmir Backward Classes Commission)
Department of Legal Affairs has advised to wait till the Socio Economic Caste Census (2011) data is available.

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https://pqars.nic.in/annex/233/As63.docx

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