No.l/l2/17-RC1/96,-As per Punjab Government letter No.1946-WG-54/17248, dated 17th March, 1954 and letter No. 1637-WCI-AS2-64/4289, dated 6th/13th March, 1964, 20% and 2% seat were reserved for the members of Scheduled Castes/Tribes and Backward Classes in educational, Technical and Professional Institutions at the time of admission.
2. Keeping in view the population figures in 1974 which have been shown an increase of 5%, the Government decided to increase reservation quota in Educational, Technical and Professional Institutions from 20% to 25% in case of members of Scheduled Castes and from 2% to 5% in case of members of Backward Classes for admission purpose in these institutions vide Punjab Government letter No. 4933-SWI-74/21145 dated 6th November, 1974.
3. The Governor of Punjab is pleased to increase the reservation quota/percentage for Backward Classes from 5% to 10% for admissions in Educational, Technical and Professional Institutions in the State of Punjab.
4. This Notification shall come into force with immediate effect.
(R. VENKAT RATNAM)
Principal Secretary to Government Punjab
Department of Welfare, Punjab,