What is Positive Discrimination (Reservation) in India?

According to the Government of India act, 1935 and Article 17 of Indian constitution all forms of atrocities against untouchability is prohibited, at the same time there are steps taken for the upliftment of the dalits by giving them a special concession in the form of positive discrimination or reservation. According to central government policy 15% of the government jobs and 15% of the student admitted to Universities must be reserved for scheduled caste. There is also provision of reservation for scheduled tribes (7.5%), other backward classes (27%) in the government jobs. This ensures an inclusive society with equal opportunities and access in the field of employment and education.

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