The Supreme Court told Centre its EWS category is very enabling and progressive kind of reservation and States must support Centre in its endeavour. (HT_PRINT)

NEET PG counselling postponed as Centre to revisit revenue restrict for EWS class

The union authorities has knowledgeable the Supreme Courtroom that it’s going to revisit the 8 lakh revenue restrict set for figuring out the Economically Weaker Part (EWS) reservation class in Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Check (NEET) admission for medical programs.

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant, and Vikram Nath was knowledgeable by Solicitor Common Tushar Mehta {that a} committee will probably be constituted to find out the factors for EWS and it could take 4 weeks.

The Centre will represent a committee with a deadline of 4 weeks to establish standards for figuring out EWS class.

The NEET (PG) counselling stands postponed for 4 weeks until the committee decides on the factors for figuring out EWS class, the Centre advised the apex court docket.

The Supreme Courtroom advised Centre its EWS quota could be very enabling and progressive sort of reservation and States should help Centre in its endeavour.

The Supreme Courtroom was listening to a batch of pleas difficult the Centre and Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) July 29 discover offering 10% for EWS class within the NEET admissions.

Earlier in its affidavit, the Centre has justified its choice to set the restrict of 8 lakh annual revenue fastened for figuring out the EWS class.

On October 21, the highest court docket had requested the Centre whether or not it want to revisit the restrict of rupees eight lakh annual revenue, fastened for figuring out the EWS class.

The highest court docket had clarified that it’s not embarking into the coverage area however is simply attempting to establish whether or not constitutional rules have adhered or not.

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