Following the ongoing Supreme Court managing on not having reservation in government work advancements, Cabinet serve for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot says the legislature will before long make a declaration that will profit the regressive classes. The Rajya Sabha MP tells Prerna Katiyar in a meeting that the plan to advance between station relationships including Dalits has seen positive outcomes. Altered portions:
The Supreme Court as of late decided that states are not legitimately bound to offer reservation to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in government occupations, including that booking in work advancement is certainly not a major right. What is the administration’s remain on this decision? Is the administration examining documenting a survey request?
The administration is focused on the government assistance of the regressive network, including SCs, STs and Other Backward Classes (OBCs). The zenith court’s choice depends on a request gave by the then Congress government in Uttarakhand in 2012. The Center was never made involved with the case, nor were we approached to introduce any revelation.
The issue emerged because of a choice taken by the then Uttarakhand government. (In 2012, the Congress government in the state had carried a warning to top off opening in government occupations without offering reservation to the SCs and STs. The High Court of Uttarakhand struck down this request and requested that the state give portrayal. The Supreme Court put aside the HC request) We are as of now holding a significant level conversation on the issue and will choose our strategy soon. A choice will be taken after conversations with all partners and it will profit the regressive classes. We will make proper move at a perfect time.
As of late, there were discussions around changing the yearly salary limit that characterizes the smooth layer status among OBCs. What is as far as possible going to be?
The facts demonstrate that we are before long going to modify the family unit salary limit for OBCs falling in the smooth layer. We do it every once in a while. I can’t share the subtleties now yet I can guarantee everybody that it will be a generous update from as far as possible. (As of now, OBCs get 27% reservation in higher instructive establishments and government employments if the gross yearly salary of a recipient’s family doesn’t surpass Rs 8 lakh).
There has been a long-standing interest that pay limits for characterizing rich layer ought to be diverse for country and urban zones. Is the administration going to present such an arrangement?
As far as possible to decide the rich layer has been uniform for rustic and urban regions since the time it was presented. There isn’t a lot of distinction in the pay levels of rustic and urban zones these days. So we won’t set various cutoff points for various zones.
Transgender individuals regularly face social segregation. The legislature has remembered them as the third sex however their portrayal in training and occupations is almost zero. Is the administration making explicit moves to standard them?
Our administration as of late passed The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019, which denies separation and ensures their entitlement to living arrangement, business, training, social insurance and government assistance measures, among others. All the arrangements are planned for mainstreaming them. The principles are as yet being encircled so it will require some investment to execute the arrangements and for the law to profit them.
Families are known to desert transgender babies. Shouldn’t the administration initially plan something for spread mindfulness among families that they ought not do that or part with the youngster to eunuchs?
This is the absolute first phase of segregation. There is an arrangement for that also. It says no youngster will be isolated from guardians or close family on the ground of being a transgender individual (with the exception of on a request for an able court, in light of a legitimate concern for such a kid). It is been scarcely any months since we have passed the enactment. It will require some investment for results to appear.
BR Ambedkar had said reservation ought to be there just for a long time. To what extent do you figure reservation will remain?
He discussed political (reservation of seats for SC/STs and portrayal for Anglo-Indians in the Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabhas – as gave in Article 334 of the Constitution). Reservation in government occupations is for eternity.
When will the administration discharge information on the station statistics?
I can’t remark on this theme.
The legislature had presented a plan for between position relationships including a Dalit wherein a one-time motivating force of Rs 2.5 lakh is given to the couple. What has been the reaction and would you be able to impart a few numbers to us?
We give a Protsahan Rashi (motivating force) of Rs 2.5 lakh to those going into any such wedlock. States have likewise presented such plans. Accordingly, not every such marriage are enlisted with us. As per figures got by our service, in 2018-19, 120 such relationships were enrolled with us and we authorized Rs 3 crore to the couples. For 2019-20, 210 relationships were enrolled with us and we authorized Rs 5.25 crore to the families.
Is the administration wanting to carry any plan to advance between strict marriage?
There is neither any arrangement nor plan to advance between strict marriage. In the event that they are Hindus and the marriage occurs under the Hindu Marriage Act, they can profit of the advantages.