Cabinet meeting: 15 new castes included in OBC list

The proposal was based on a report of the National Commission of Backward Classes, which had recommended 28 changes in the list from eight states.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:December 1, 2016 2:13 am

The Cabinet Wednesday approved inclusion of 15 new castes in the Central list of Other Backward Classes. Besides, it approved inclusion of nine synonyms/sub-castes and changes in four others.

The proposal was based on a report of the National Commission of Backward Classes, which had recommended 28 changes in the list from eight states.