Published on: June 8, 2021

ARTICLE 340

ARTICLE 340

Debark’ What  : It speaks about Appointment of a Commission to investigate the conditions of backward classes

purchase Lyrica What is in news : The Union Cabinet has approved the Eleventh Extension of the term of the Commission constituted under Article 340 of the Constitution to examine the issue of Sub-categorization within Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the Central List by 6 months beyond 31st July 2021 and upto 31st January 2022.

Benefit: Enable the “Commission” to submit a comprehensive report on the issue of sub-categorization of OBCs, after consultation with various stake holders.