Uttarakhand abolishes quota in promotion for govt employees

Uttarakhand government has abolished reservation in promotion in the state government jobs. The government employees from the General-OBC category in the state had been staging a protest, demanding the implementation of the Supreme Court’s decision on the issue. The state government also issued orders regarding the departmental promotion committee (DPC).

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The state government’s order as per the Supreme Court’s decision, the government has abolished the promotion ban dated September 11, 2019. Besides, the state government order dated September 5, 2012, banning reservation in promotions has also come into effect. Further action will be taken as per the order.

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