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Centre to bring Ordinance on 200-point roster in two days, says Javadekar

Wed, 06/03/2019 - 11:57:47 IST

NEW DELHI, MARCH 6: The Government of India is planning to bring an Ordinance to implement the 200 point roster for the appointment of teachers in colleges and universities. The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar has announced that in two days time

The Ordinance will restore the 200-point roster system for appointment of teachers, last month THE Supreme Court rejected a Special Leave Petition (SLP) of the Centre which demanded to restore the 200-point roster system and do away with the 13-point roster.

The Ordinance is likely to pacify the SC, ST, and OBC communities, who were miffed over the implementation of the 13-point roster. In the 200-point roster, University or College will be taken as a unit while calculating the allocation of positions to various categories. While in the 13-point roster department was taken as a unit, which would have reduced representation reserved category candidates.

Javadekar speaking to reporters said that the teachers who are on the streets protesting for implementation of 200 point roster system need not worry as the centre will do justice. He said, “I appeal to teachers to withdraw their protest as the government will do something within two days time.”

the Union Cabinet is scheduled to meet today in Delhi where the Ordinance is likely to be tabled and approved, the Ordinance will be sent to the President tomorrow for his assent.

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