Tamil Nadu government increases reservation for women in government jobs from 30% to 40%

Tamil Nadu government increases reservation for women in government jobs from 30% to 40%

Daily Current Affairs   /   Tamil Nadu government increases reservation for women in government jobs from 30% to 40%

Change Language English Hindi

Category : State Published on: September 15 2021

Share on facebook

·         Tamil Nadu government announced to increase the quota for women in government jobs to 40% from the earlier 30%

·         Making the announcement in the state assembly, Finance and Human Resource Management Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan said it is imperative to increase the quota for women in government jobs to bring about gender equality.

·         The Finance Minister also announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Tamil Nadu government will increase the age limit for the state recruitment examinations by two additional years.

Important facts

About Tamil Nadu

v  Governor: RN Ravi

v  Capital: Chennai

v  Chief Minister: MK Stalin

v  Date of Formation - August 15, 1947

v  Capital - Chennai

v  Rivers - Kaveri, Palar, Paniyar, Bhavani

v  Forests and National Parks - Mudumalai NP, Mukurthy NP, Annamalai NP

v  Languages ​​-Tamil

v  Neighboring States - Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh

v  State Animal - Nilgiri Tehri

v  State Bird - Emerald Dove

v  State Tree - Palmera Palm

v  State Flower - Glory Lily or Kandhali

Recent Post's
  • Deepthi Jeevanji wins gold with a world record time in the 400m T20 class at the World Para Championships.

    Read More....
  • The Manipur government allots 30-acre grassland to conserve endangered 'polo ponies'.

    Read More....
  • RBI approves Pradeep Natarajan as whole-time director of IDFC First Bank.

    Read More....
  • Noted author Ruskin Bond has been awarded the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Fellowship.

    Read More....
  • Vedanta Aluminium CEO, John Slaven, has been appointed as Vice-Chairman of the International

    Read More....
  • Mohammad Mokhber has been appointed as the Acting President of Iran.

    Read More....
  • Lai Ching-te has been sworn in as Taiwan's new president.

    Read More....
  • A three-day synchronized elephant estimation will be conducted in the South Indian states starting from May 23.

    Read More....
  • The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focusing on digitalizing vaccine cold chain management, capacity building, and communication planning.

    Read More....
  • Sanjiv Puri, the Managing Director of ITC, has been elected as the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the term 2024-25.

    Read More....