Govt to bring bill to codify ST/SC reservation rules

TNN, Aug 22, 2010, 05.16am IST

NEW DELHI: The government on Saturday assured the Rajya Sabha that it
would bring a Bill in Parliament to codify reservation rules to enable
effective implementation of the SC\ST quotas in government jobs and
educational institutions.

Responding to the issue raised by LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan, junior
parliamentary affairs minister Prithviraj Chavan said, "The government
intended to bring a law to codify everything properly because all the
reservations are now been done on the basis of executive orders."

"But last time, we could not arrive at a consensus. The government is
still trying to build a consensus. Paswanji should help in this," he

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