The Modi government on July 29 approved reservations for students from Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) categories in medical college admission.
The reservations will be made available at both undergraduates (MBBS, BDS), as well as postgraduate medical colleges under the all-India quota scheme from the current academic year.
While OBCs will be given a 27% reservation, candidates from EWS will get a 10% reservation.
“This decision would benefit every year nearly 1,500 OBC students in MBBS and 2,500 OBC students in postgraduation and also around 550 EWS students in MBBS and around 1,000 EWS students in postgraduation,” said the Union health ministry in a statement.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has lauded the Government’s landmark decision for providing 27% reservation for OBCs and 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Section in the All India Quota Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate medical/dental courses from the current academic year.
In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said; “Our Government has taken a landmark decision for providing 27% reservation for OBCs and 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Section in the All India Quota Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate medical/dental courses from the current academic year.
This will immensely help thousands of our youth every year get better opportunities and create a new paradigm of social justice in our country.”
Welcoming this historic decision BJP National President Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda said, “Today in a historic decision under the guidance of Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi our government has gone the extra mile and decided to provide 27% reservation for OBCs and 10% for EWS in the All India Quota Scheme for medical courses, benefitting thousands of students.”
The Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah welcomed the Modi Government’s decision to give reservation for OBC Category and for economically weaker sections in medical education seats. In his tweets, Shri Amit Shah said, “I congratulate Shri Narendra Modi on the historic decision to provide 27 percent reservation for OBC category and 10 percent reservation for economically weaker section in All India Quota Scheme in undergraduate and postgraduate (PG Medical/Dental courses) in the field of medical education”
BJP thanks PM Modi for granting 27 and
10 per cent reservation to OBC and EWS
The Bharatiya Janata Party heartily thanked Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for granting 27 and 10 per cent reservation to OBC and economically weaker sections respectively in PG and UG courses in medical colleges across the country.
Union Minister Shri Bhupender Yadav on August 31 addressing the media at BJP National Headquarters said with this landmark decision of our Prime Minister will every year benefit around 1,500 OBC and 550 EWS in getting admissions. Similarly, in the PG courses in medical colleges 2,500 OBC category students and around 1,000 EWS category students will get benefitted in admissions.
The Narendra Modi government has taken many steps for the welfare of OBC category. It was Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi who granted constitutional status to the OBC Commission thus giving much deserved dignity and honour to the OBC category people.
In the Narendra Modi Government MPs from Dalit, Backward, SC, ST and OBC communities have got good representation. In the current Narendra Modi Government 27 Ministers are from the OBC communities, 20 from SC and ST communities while 11 are women.
The Congress party should tell the people of India that despite being in power for such a long period why it failed to protect the rights of the OBC category people and did not do enough for their welfare and upliftment? Why the Congress party did nothing for giving 10% reservation to economically backward sections (EWS ) of the society?
It is the Bharatiya Janata Party government under the decisive and dynamic leadership of PM Shri Narendra Modi which has actually implemented on the ground the principles and ideals of Baba Saheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar. The Congress party failed miserably in this . That is the reason why the Congress party’s condition is like ‘giggle cat scratches the pole’, and it is understandable.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has always believed in and worked towards achieving ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas’. He has been working hard to improve ‘ease of living’ so that every community can live comfortably and we can create an equal society where there is no division on the basis of caste, creed or religion. The Narendra Modi Government is highly committed to provide basic amenities and facilities with ease and at cheaper prices . He is devotedly working on creating an equitable society.
The focal point of each and every scheme and programme of the Narendra Modi Government are poor, weaker sections, backwards sections of the society. Antodaya is the resolution of our Honourable Prime Minister and to create an equitable and just society his mission.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has brought about revolutionary change in the medical education sector besides giving priority to social justice.
In the past 5 years the Narendra Modi Government has opened 179 new medical colleges. Today, there are 558 medical colleges across the country. In the country today there has been 56% increase in UG medical seats, while there has been 80% increment in PG courses seats. A great deal of benefits of these initiatives is being availed by the students of students of OBC, SC and ST communities across India.
The Central Government has also increased annual income norms for pre- matric and free annual coaching scholarships for students of SC and OBC categories. The government has also given massive hike in pre-matric scholarships for OBC category students.
Be it the Pradhanmantri Awas Yojna, Ayushman Bharat Yojna, Jan Dhan Yojna, Ujjawala Yojna or other socio-economic welfare schemes, with these schemes announced by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has helped every section of the society including OBC, SC, ST, women and poor people.