Chandigarh, March 2: Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya on Tuesday approved a bill giving 75 percent reservation to the people of the state in private sector jobs with gross salary up to Rs 50,000 per month. "The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020" has been imposed in the state with immediate effect from Tuesday. Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala took to Twitter to gave information in this regard.

Chautala tweeted, "Sharing the news with immense happiness that with the permission of the Governor 'The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020' have been imposed in the state from today, according to which 75 percent jobs have been reserved in the private sector for Haryana youth." Haryana Reserves 75% Private Jobs For Locals, Bill Providing Quota For Pvt Employment Passed by Assembly.

Tweet by Dushyant Chautala:

Notably, reservations in private jobs for local of Haryana was one of the elections promises made by the Jannayak Janata Party of Chautala. The Deputy CM of the state tabled the bill last year. One of the clauses in the bill is that the company could invoke the condition if it does not find a suitable local candidate for the post. Haryana Cabinet Approves Draft of Ordinance Mandating 75% Quota For Locals in Private Jobs: Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala.

Companies are required to hire 10 percent of the total quota from the district in which it is situated, while the rest of the quota could be filled form other districts of the state. Companies should register details of the employees getting salary upto Rs 50,000 per month.

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