Maharashtra Government to create new ministry for welfare of VJNT, OBCs and SBCs

Maharashtra Government has decided to create a new ministry for welfare of Vimukta Jati and Nomadic Tribes (VJNT), Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and Special Backward Classes (SBCs). A proposal to this effect was approved by the state cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The separate ministry would be created for OBCs which would be headed by an independent minister.