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EWS Reservation income limit fixed – PIB

 EWS Reservation income limit fixed – PIB

EWS Reservation income limit

Persons who are not covered by the present quota scheme for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, and whose family’s gross annual income is less than Rs.8.00 lakh, would be recognised as EWSs for reservation purposes.

Income Limit Fixed For EWS

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

14 Dec 2021

Persons who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservations for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes and whose family has gross annual income below Rs.8.00 lakh are to be identified as EWSs for the benefit of reservation.

The annual family income. The same income limit has been adopted by the Government for determination of EWS beneficiaries.

The prescribed condition for determination of OBC candidates in Creamy layer and for determination of EWS candidates are entirely different except that in both cases the income limit of Rs.8.00 lakh per annum is prescribed.

This information was given by Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.



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