Loksabha : Creamy layer exclusion from reservation
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 279
TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.02.2020
SCs CREAMY LAYER EXCLUSION FROM RESERVATION
279. SHRI A. RAJA:
Will the Minister of SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
(a) whether the Government is planning for Scheduled Castes creamy layer exclusion from reservation;
(b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor;
(c) whether the Government has urged the Supreme Court to review its decision given last year in this regard; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF STATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
(SHRI RATTAN LAL KATARIA)
(a) to (d): As per Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Samta Andolan Samiti has filed a Writ Petition No.2/2018 against the UOI before the Hon’ble Supreme Court praying for the exclusion of creamy layer in SC/ST from the benefits of reservation. The Government has filed a reply against the above mentioned Writ Petition and the matter is presently subjudiced.