Governor is pleased to re-constitute, the West Bengal Commission for Backward Classes, consisting of the following Members. The Chairman and every Member shall hold office for a term of three years from the date he or she assumes office.
West Bengal Commission for Backward Classes
West Bengal Commission for Backward Classes is constituted to provide "Other Backward Classes" with some legitimate facilities to help their uplift.
Amendment of Schedule A of West Bengal Backward Classes (Other than Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Reservation of Vacancies in Services and Posts) Act, 2012.
The powers and functions of the Commission have been vested as per the provisions of the West Bengal Commission for Backward Classes Act,1993. The Act has been in the process of amendment from time to time.
Amendment of the list of the backward classes for the purposes of the West Bengal Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993 as specified vide Notification No. 346-TW/EC/M-6/82(1), dated the 13th July, 1994. Serial No. 11 is modified.
WHEREAS by Backward Classes Welfare department’s Notification No. 1673-BCW dated 11.05.2012, the Backward classes were specified and categorized in the list below.
Government of West Bengal has conducted a sample survey to ascertain the relative backwardness of the classes to be included in the list of backward classes.
State Government has conducted sample survey to ascertain the relative backwardness of the classes included in the lists of other backward classes of West Bengal.