Creamy Layer formula for OBCs – PIB
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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
17 JUL 2019
Creamy Layer formula for OBCs
The Creamy Layer formula for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) employed with the State Governments, Central Government, Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and banks, for the purpose of their employment in Central Government jobs and admission to Central Government educational institutions is at present covered by the instructions of Department of Personnel and Training dated 08.09.1993 and 14.10.2004 and Department of Public Enterprises and the Department of Financial Services, vide Office Memorandum dated 25.10.2017 and 06.12.2017, respectively.
An Expert Committee has been constituted by the Government of India under the Chairmanship of Shri B.P. Sharma (former Secretary, DOPT) on 08.03.2019 to examine the issues related to Creamy layer equivalence among the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBCs). The Committee is expected to submit its report anytime soon.
This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.