The National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) shall examine requests for inclusion of more class of citizens as a Backward Class in the Central List of Backward Classes and hear complaints of over inclusion or under inclusion of any backward class in such lists.
After the hearings that will be held from 10:30 am onwards on 30th September at the Seminar Hall, Secretariat, Porvorim, a report will be submitted to the Central Government, which in the normal circumstances is binding upon the government.
The Castes/Communities in respect of which public hearing is to be held are Christian Nhavis / Mhalo, Christian Teli/Ghanekars, Christian Renders, Christian Kumbhar, Christian Mahar, Blacksmith / Tinsmith, Gabit, Christian Barber and Kshatriya Komarpant Samaj.
The association, organization and individuals of the above castes, sub-castes, communities are requested to appear before the Bench of the Commission during the above date and time and furnish all available information. Any other association, organization, or individuals, who have any view to express in the matter of the aforesaid castes communities may also be present.