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EC gives a ray of hope to 250 SEBC med aspirants

DNMUM436459 | 5/17/2019 | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :581 | Education & Careers

It has approved state govt‘s plea to issue an ordinance to amend SEBC Act, 2018

Giving a ray of hope to 250 Maratha students whose admissions to PG medical and dental courses were cancelled for the academic year 2019-20, the Election Commission of India has given its approval to issue an ordinance to amend the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, 2018. The state cabinet will hold a special meeting on today to clear the ordinance which will be forwarded to the Governor C Vidyasagar Rao for his consent.
The government will amend Section 16(2) of the SEBC Act, 2018 to allow the Maratha quota to be implemented even for courses whose admissions began before the Act came into place. The section 16(2) reads: “The provisions of this Act shall not apply to admissions in educational institution
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