The Hush Post/ 10:35 am/ 1-min-read
Following the footsteps of other states, the BJP government in Assam has decided that people with more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs from January 1, 2021.
The other states where the 2-child policy is already being followed are Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Odisha, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam also supported the government’s move and said it to be a logical progression.
The Assam government aims at solving the explosive population growth in the country. The decision as taken in a cabinet meeting on Monday.
The cabinet also decided to raise quota for women in jobs up to 50 per cent.