Odisha to introduce quota in engineering, medical colleges for state-run school pass-outs


The Odisha authorities on Monday determined to make a provision for reservation in engineering and medical colleges for college students passing out from state-run colleges.

It additionally accredited a proposal for making it obligatory for all individuals’s representatives and authorities servants to submit property statements yearly. The particulars can be stored in the general public area for transparency, State Parliamentary Affairs Minister A Okay Arukha mentioned.

The proposals had been accredited by the cupboard throughout a gathering nearly chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

“The quota in engineering and medical colleges for students passing out from state-run schools will be introduced from the next academic year,” School and Mass Education Minister S R Dash mentioned.

The goal of getting such a reservation is to enhance the morale of the scholars in the agricultural areas who’re disadvantaged of teaching and digital programs which can be simply accessible in city areas, which is why the scholars of rural colleges are failing to compete with their city counterparts, the minister mentioned.

Students passing matriculation examinations from state-run colleges can be eligible to avail the quota no matter their financial background, Dash mentioned.

The cupboard accredited the formation of a high-powered committee below the chairmanship of a retired Orissa High Court decide to formulate inside three months the modalities for implementing the reservation.


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