New Delhi: The Lok Sabha has passed the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill 2019 that ensures a new quota system for teaching posts in the central universities. Also Read - BMC Might Move Supreme Court Against HC's Decision in Kangana Ranaut Property Demolition Case

The bill was brought forth in the Lok Sabha after it was cleared by the Union Cabinet. With the accordance of the new quota system, the universities will begin the process of filling vacancies in nearly 7000 positions. Also Read - Strict COVID-19 Rules on Card as Supreme Court Asks Centre to Take The Lead Amid Sudden Spurt in COVID Cases

By doing so, the Lok Sabha overturned the Supreme Court’s initial decision on subject-wise reservation for teaching posts in colleges and universities. The Centre’s decision was brought to the notice of the Supreme Court a few days before the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Also Read - Arnab Goswami’s Plea Against Privilege Notice Adjourned for Two weeks by SC

The bill once passed in the Rajya Sabha will become a law replacing the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Ordinance 2019. The bill has been tabled by the Narendra Modi led government with an aim to give a major push to reforms in the educational sector.