23 Jul 2019

Andhra Pradesh becomes first state to reserve 75% of private jobs for locals

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Andhra Pradesh becomes first state to reserve 75% of private jobs for locals
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Devansh Singhal

Devansh Singhal

Asked on 23 July, 2019

How much reservation is offered?

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Under the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019, local Andhra Pradesh residents would get 75% reservation in jobs.

Rishika Balasubramanium

Rishika Balasubramanium

Asked on 23 July, 2019

Who is YS Jagan Mohan Reddy?

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YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Abhinav Chauhan

Abhinav Chauhan

Asked on 23 July, 2019

What if a non-local fits the job profile better?

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The law states that if locals with the required skill set are not available, companies would have to train them and make them employable.

Trishla Venkatesan

Trishla Venkatesan

Asked on 23 July, 2019

Is Andhra Pradesh the only state offering this reservation?

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Currently, Andhra Pradesh is the only state to offer this reservation, but Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat are also looking at similar laws.