NSS general secretary G Sukumaran Nair said that it was unfair that the state government did not take further steps to implement the reservation imposed by the central government on the economically backward sections of the non-reserved communities.
This neglect at the bureaucratic and governmental levels cannot be justified when it comes to the frontier sections. Following the central government’s 10 percent reservation in education and employment for the economically backward sections of the non-reserved communities, the state government had on March 30 issued an order allowing 10 percent reservation for this category of students in educational institutions, including professional colleges.
Despite the commencement of the admission process this year, the Department of Education has not taken any steps to introduce reservation for economically backward students in the advanced community. G. Sukumaran Nair also demanded that this should be implemented before the trial allotment for higher secondary admission on the 18th of this month.
As part of COVID security precautions, the Nair Service Society head office will be closed till the 9th of this month. Sukumaran Nair. The General Secretary also directed that the NSS Taluk Union Offices should be kept open as per the norms in the permitted areas after examining the local situation.