An election promise to women which was made by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is now fulfilled, Bihar Nitish cabinet passed 35% reservation in all the government jobs for women.
The 35% Job reservation will be applicable from April 1, the reservation will apply to all government jobs for Women. Nitish cabinet also decided to continue with 3% reservation for women from the Extremely Backward Classes (EBCs).
To reduce the dropout rate in schools, in last govt Nitish launched a scheme of giving bicycles and uniforms to girl students, this scheme made women a big vote bank of JDU. Nitish used his women vote bank by his big promise of women reservation which was made in the November election, and as 60% women voted in that election that also forced the promise to be completed soon and now it’s done.
In the same way to secure women vote bank, he had done few more things in his last govt, like he given 35% to women reservation in police jobs, 50% reservation to women in Panchayat elections.