Union Minister of State for Labour & Employment Bandaru Dattatraya today stated that in order to uplift the Backward Classes, the Union Cabinet has taken a decision to establish a constitutional commission at national level.
In a press release here, Dattatraya stated that the Union Cabinet met on Wednesday and took the decision to establish National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes in place of National Commission for Backward Classes. “It is a very good development that the Union Cabinet has agreed to amend Article 338(B) to accord constitutional status to this commission as it is meant to uplift the Backward Classes”, Dattatraya stated.
Dattatraya also stated that like the SC and ST Commissions have the constitutional validity, the BC Commission would also be provided the constitutional validity. He stated he was very happy that the NDA government took the decision to establish a National Backward Classes Commission. Dattatraya has profusely thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking such a decision to establish a Backward Classes Commission. (NSS)