Download Learnerz IAS app from the Play Store now! Download



Mandal Commission on Census UPSC NOTE

 Why in news

The demand of caste census in India

Mandal Commission

  • The Mandal Commission, which was appointed by the Government of India in 1979.

  • To identify the socially and educationally backward classes of India.

  • The commission was headed by B. P. Mandal and submitted its report in 1980.

  • The Mandal Commission estimated that 52% of the total population of India ,excluding SCs and STs.

  • Commission identified 3,743 different castes and communities, were 'backward'. 

  • The commission recommended that 27% of government jobs be reserved for OBCs

  • The Mandal Commission's recommendations were implemented in 1990.

  • The Mandal Commission's report did not include caste-wise population data.

  • The Indian census does not collect data on caste. 

  • Instead, the commission used 1931 census data to calculate the number of OBCs. 

  • This has led to some criticism, as the OBC population grown significantly since 1931.



Amritsar,1,April 2024,217,Art & Culture,1,August 2023,251,Courses,7,Daily Current Affairs,48,December 2023,189,Disaster Management,2,Environment and Ecology,54,February 2024,228,Foundation Course,1,GDP,1,GEMS Club,1,GEMS Plus,1,Geography,67,Govt Schemes,2,GST,1,History,2,Home,3,IAS Booklist,1,Important News,71,Indian Economy,46,Indian History,2,Indian Polity,56,International Organisation,12,International Relations,58,Invasive Plant,1,January 2024,240,July 2023,281,June 2022,6,June 2023,268,March 2024,238,May 2022,17,Mentorship,2,November 2023,169,October 2023,203,Places in News,2,Science & Technology,66,September 2023,205,UPSC CSE,111,
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam: Mandal Commission on Census UPSC NOTE
Mandal Commission on Census UPSC NOTE
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content