Maharashtra : All-party meeting to held about reservation in recruitment of co-operative banks

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Mumbai, June 21: Revenue Minister Chandrakant Dada Patil during the Question Hour in the Legislative Council said that a meeting of all party leaders will be called to explore measures to make changes in the law for applying reservations to appoint employees in such cooperative banks in which the government does not have any stake. In relation to the recruitment of Yavatmal’s District Co-operative Bank from the open cadre, member Hari Singh Rathore had asked this question.

Shri Patil further said that according to the Maharashtra Reservation Act, 2004, the reservation is not applicable to the Districts Central Cooperative Banks in which the government does not have a stake. According to this law, reservation on Yavatmal’s Cooperative Bank does not apply. There is a need to make changes in this law in future, the House thinks so . He said that in this regard, a meeting of all party leaders will be called.

Responding to this question, Cooperative Minister Subhash Deshmukh said that the co-operative banks work under NABARD and the Reserve Bank of India. To formulate rules regarding the recruitment process, a committee has been constituted by NABARD and the government will consider for amendment in the law, Shri Deshmukh said.

Members Shri Dhananjay Munde, Jayant Patil, Jogendra Kawade, Advocate Rahul Narvekar, Kapil Patil, Sharad Ranpise and others participated in the discussion regarding the above subject.