Haryana government's 75% job reservation to come into effect from Jan 15
Faridabad : The Haryana government on Saturday notified that the act of implementing 75% reservation for local people in private jobs with a monthly salary ceiling of Rs 50,000 will come into effect from 15 January, 2022.
“ln exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section 3 of section I of the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act. 2020 (3 of 2021). the Governor of Haryana hereby specifies the 15th day of 2022 for the purposes of said sub-section," the official notification stated.
The sub-section of the act states: It shall come into force on such date, as the Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify.
The new act that provides reservation of 75% of new jobs for local candidates in various companies, societies, trusts, and limited liability partnership firms situated in the state.
Earlier, Haryana had announced that it wants 75 per cent of private-sector jobs in the state, till a certain salary slab, reserved for local candidates. In November 2020, the state Assembly passed the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2020 paving way for more employment opportunities for locals in the private sector.
On March 2, the Governor gave his assent to the Bill. The Bill when passed, drew a lot of flack for its provisions that may not go down well with the private sector in the state, and adversely impact the cosmopolitan outlook of some of its industrial hubs like Gurugram.