Whether the Government is planning to provide “age relaxation” under 10 per cent “economically weaker sections (EWS)” quota? Reply by Govt. in Lok Sabha
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 305
TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.02.2020
Age Relaxation under EWS Quota
305. SHRI SAPTAGIRI SANKAR ULAKA:
Will the Minister of SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government is planning to provide “age relaxation” under 10 per cent “economically weaker sections” quota;
(b) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor;
(c) the timeline by which the relaxation would be implemented;
(d) the reasons for delay in providing age relaxation; and
(e) the number of people who have secured jobs under EWS category, State-wise?
MINISTER OF STATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT (SHRI KRISHAN PAL GURJAR)
(a) to (d): At present, no policy decision has been taken by the Government.
(e): No such data is maintained by the Government regarding the State-wise number of people who have secured jobs under the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category.