Its Official: 15% reservation For Govt School Students in Medical and Engineering, Notification out

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Bhubaneswar, 31/3: After Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that there will be a 15 percent reservation for government school students in Engineering and medical studies, there has been a lot of discussion in the social media. However, many pundits have welcomed the step.

According to a notification released by the Odisha government,  Odisha Skill Development and Technical Education Department reiterated that a high-power committee was constituted on January 8 under the chairmanship of retired Judge of Orissa High Court Justice AK Mishra to make necessary recommendation regarding the reservation.

That committee recommended 15 percent reservation for the students studying in government schools for medical and technical studies. Thh reservation is to be operated horizontally, covering all vertical reservations as well as general unreserved groups.

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