08 July, 2022
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Recently Union Cabinet approved the 13th extension to the Justice Rohini Commission, to examine the sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes constituted under article 340 of the Constitution.
The initial deadline to submit the report was 12 weeks by 2nd January 2018.
Reason for extensions
Commission Terms of Reference
Need for the Sub-categorization of OBC
For Example- On the one hand, there are powerful land-owning farming communities like (Jats, Yadavs, and Kurmis )who are availing benefits and on the other hand, there is a large number of numerically small peasant and allied communities such as fish workers and herdsmen who have little or even no land holdings.
Work done so far
Commission has met representatives of state governments, State Backward Class Commissions, and community associations.
Source: The Hindu
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