Madhya Pradesh Cabinet passes resolution to increase OBC quota to 27%; raises dearness allowance for staff, pensioners by 3%

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet on Monday passed a resolution to increase reservation quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC) from existing 14 percent to 27 percent.

 Madhya Pradesh Cabinet passes resolution to increase OBC quota to 27%; raises dearness allowance for staff, pensioners by 3%

File image of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath. PTI

The matter will now be taken up in the monsoon session of the state Assembly.

The Cabinet has also increased by three percent the dearness allowance for employees and pensioners. It will cost the state exchequer Rs 1,647 crore and will benefit around seven lakh employees.

Updated Date: Jun 04, 2019 09:35:41 IST