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Cabinet approves J&K Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill

Briefing media persons in New Delhi on Wednesday after the cabinetmeeting, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the bill will pave the way of extending the benefit of reservation of up to 10 per centfor Economically Weaker Sections in educational institutions and publicemployment alongside existing reservations.

The cabinet also accorded approval to the introduction of Chit Funds(Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Parliament.

Javadekar said, this will fulfil theobjectives of reducing the regulatory or compliance burden of the registeredChit Funds Industry as well as protecting the interest of the Chit Fundsubscribers.

Cabinet also approved ISRO Technical Liaison Unit at Moscow; Unit to collaborate with Space agencies in Russia and neighbouring countries for mutually synergetic outcomes.

Union cabinet gave OBC commission an extension till January 2020 to facilitate it to discuss the anomalies with states and complete its work. 



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