A SENIOR serving IPS officer of Bihar cadre has referred to as for formation of an unique ministry for the welfare of “socio-economically backward folks” amongst higher castes.
Aravind Pandey, Director Normal and Civil Defence Commissioner, added that by giving reservation – 10 per cent EWS quota – to folks of non-reserved classes, the Central authorities has additionally endorsed the necessity to assist the poor amongst higher castes.
The senior IPS officer’s assertion got here a day after the JD(U) arrange an higher caste cell – the primary celebration in Bihar to take action. The ruling celebration madeTantan, an higher caste Bhumihar chief, the cell’s first president.
Pandey, a 1988-batch IPS officer, who went public together with his views on Monday with a social media put up stated: “I simply shared what I had been discussing with a former member of Bihar EBC Fee. I agree together with his opinion that simply as there was a minority improvement ministry, scheduled caste improvement ministry, OBC and EBC improvement ministries, there’s must arrange Swarn Vikas Mantralaya for advantage of these amongst higher caste teams whose socio-economic situation isn’t good.”
Requested if he was making such a requirement from the state or central governments in his capability as a serving IPS officer, Pandey stated: “I’m not making any demand from any place. I’ve shared what’s already being mentioned in public area…”
Pramod Chandravanshi, former Bihar EBC Fee member, stated: “The IPS officer was referring to me in his social media put up. I gathered from my area expertise that the poor amongst higher castes want the advantage of authorities schemes like others. If the JD(U) has now arrange an higher caste cell, it’s due to fixed strain from all of us.”