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Sikkim government reserves five per cent jobs for primitive tribes

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 5:07pm IST Updated: Monday, 28 July 2014 - 5:09pm IST | Place: Gangtok | Agency: PTI
  • The Pawan Chamling (Sikkim CM) government has reserved five percent government jobs for people of the Lepcha tribe. AFP PHOTO

Sikkim government has added the primitive tribes to the list of reserved communities and has reserved five per cent of government jobs for them, official sources said today.

The Lepchas have been accorded primitive tribe status in Sikkim.

After restructuring the job reservation format, the state government has reserved five per cent of government jobs for them, they said.

As per an order issued by the Department of Personnel recently, the State Government has approved the new restructuring of reservation for all the Sikkimese communities in posts and services to be filled up by direct recruitment under the state government and public sector undertakings. 




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