CM Hemant Soren’s big gift to the transgender community
Jharkhand government has taken a big decision in favor of the transgender community. It has been decided to declare them as third gender and provide reservation in government jobs. The hemant Soren government of the state has also decided to give them reservation in admission in educational institutions. The important thing is that this reservation will be given to the transgender community under the quota of Other Backward Class i.e. OBC category. In Jharkhand, there is a provision of 14 percent reservation for backward classes. Under the new system, it has been said that if any transgender is already getting reservation under scheduled caste and
Scheduled Tribe category, then they will continue to get that benefit. cm hemant Soren actually held a cabinet meeting on Wednesday. The proposal related to reservation has been approved in this meeting. Giving information about the decisions, cabinet Secretary Vandana Dadel said that people of transgender Kinnar community will also be given monthly pension under the chief minister State Social Security Pension Scheme. 1000 rupees pension to transgender community every month
Vandana Dadel said that the transgender community will now be given Rs 1000 as pension every month. A total of 35 decisions have been approved in the cabinet meeting. According to an important decision, the compensation given to personnel if they are injured in violence or accident has been increased. Now they will get assistance up to 7.5 lakhs. If personnel are injured or disabled in extremist violence during election work, this amount of compensation will be doubled. The cabinet has also decided to declare rabies, a disease caused by dog bites, as a notified disease. This decision has been taken with a view to reducing morbidity and mortality from the viral genetic disease under the National Rabies Control Programme.
Courtesy : India Herald
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