Write the Full Form of SC, ST, and OBC.
The full form of SC, ST and OBC are
SC – Scheduled Castes
ST – Scheduled Tribes
OBC – Other Backward Classes
These classes are mainly developed to promote the drawbacks of certain castes and tribes and the backward section.
In government jobs, higher education and in the legislature, they have key advantages of reservation. Article 16(4) of the Constitution enables provision of reservation to Backward Class of citizens, who are not adequately represented in the State.
The system of reservation existed in India even before independence. Post-independence the system of reservation was framed by the Constituent Assembly which was chaired by Dr. BR Ambedkar.
Reservations in India were introduced: