On the lines of the Central government, the Maharashtra government gave approval to 10 per cent reservation to the economically weaker section at the weekly meeting on Monday. People having annual income less than Rs 8 lakh will be benefited by this reservation.
The Central government brought Constitutional amendment to give 10 per cent reservation to this class with a view to provide them opportunities in education and government jobs.
The reservation facility will be available except for minority educational institutions, at all the aided and non added educational institutions, schools, colleges, all the higher education institutions and autonomous universities.
Similarly, it will be implemented in all the government departments, semi-government departments, corporations, boards, local government bodies, rural government bodies, corporations and other boards for providing jobs.