Income Ceiling For Backward Classes Enhanced

SRINAGAR —State government on Tuesday enhanced the income ceiling for the creamy layer of backward classes.

The State committee headed by Principal Secretary Finance Navin K Choudhary, cleared the proposal for enhancement of “income slab ceiling for creamy layer among the socially and educationally backward classes under J&K reservation act and rules.”

The Committee, which met at the office chambers of the Finance Secretary, cleared the proposal to enhance the threshold for creamy layer from Rs 4.5 lakh to Rs 8 lakh as per the norm of the Government of India.

Commissioner Secretary General Administration Department, Hilal Parray, Secretary Social Welfare, Farooq Lone, Law Secretary, Abdul Majid Bhat, among other officers of allied departments attended the meeting.

 

 

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS