The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the extension of tenure of Justice Rohini Commission, set up to examine the issue of sub-categorisation within Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the Central List. Now the term of the panel, constituted under Article 340 of the Constitution, will be till July 31 2020. The Commission is likely to make recommendations for benefit of such marginalised communities in the Central List of OBCs, a government press release noted. The Commission was constituted under article 340 of the Constitution with the approval of President October 2, 2017. Hence the Commission has sought extension of its term by six, that is up to 31st July 2020 and also addition in its existing Terms of Reference," the government said.
Source: dna January 22, 2020 12:22 UTC