Cabinet decisions on SC job quota, Sherpa land Bill

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SUJAL PRADHAN
Gangtok
5 Jul 2018

At a meeting of the Sikkim State Cabinet at Samman Bhawan in Gangtok on Thursday, it was decided to increase the reservation in jobs for scheduled castes from four per cent to five per cent, said a posting in the Facebook page of Chief Minister Pawan Chamling.
The draft of the Sikkim Regulation of Transfer of Land (Second Amendment) Bill, 2018 was also approved so as to protect the rights and ownership of agricultural land of the Sherpa community from alienation.