Following BJP government’s move in Haryana to provide 25 percent less than 100 percent reservation of jobs for locals in private sector, JMM government on Monday tabled the Jharkhand State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2021 in the Assembly.

The Bill reserves 75 per cent jobs with a salary of up to Rs 30,000 in the private sector for locals. The Indian Express carried a detail story on this subject today giving details about its applicability, exemption, penalties and other provisions in the bill.

As per the bill, it  will treat shops, establishments, mines, enterprises, industries, companies, societies, trusts, Limited Liability Partnership firms and any person employing ten or more persons as the private sector and an entity. Moreover, the same may be notified by the government from time to time.

In other words, if the Bill is passed by the Assembly, the private sector companies will be facing a new “ inspector raj” to follow the rules and regulations mentioned in this 75 percent reservation law in the making. 


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