Vasantrao Naik- VJNT Caste, VJNT Caste List, Full Form of VJNT

VASANTRAO NAIK

Vasantrao Phulsing Naik served as Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 1963 until 1975 to this date. He was the longest-serving Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He even returned to power after the completion of the full five years.

Vasantrao Naik was also known as The Father of the Green Revolution in Maharashtra and a personality who adorned the position of Chief Minister of the State for 11 years at a stretch.

He was the founder of the Janta Shikshan Prasarak Mandal and the Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering, Pusad. Shri Vasantrao Naik Government Medical College in Maharashtra state was named after him. A biopic was made in the Marathi film industry, which was called Mahanayak Vasant Tu, starring Chinmay Mandlekar.

V. P. Naik died at the age of 66 in Singapore on 18 August 1979 when his nephew Sudhakarrao Naik took over as Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He was the Alma Mater of Morris College and Nagpur University.

Before 2019 Maharashtra had 50% reserved seats in the educational and government job sector, including economically backward people and other VJNT castes. Post-June 2019, the Bombay High Court reduced that percentage to 12% and 13% for the Maratha backward classes (SEBC). In addition, the Union Cabinet stated a 10% reservation for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS). It makes Maharashtra the state with the highest reservation in India.

THE CASTE LIST IN MAHARASHTRA INCLUDES:

Caste NamePercentage(%)
Scheduled Castes SC 13%
Scheduled TribesST 7%
Other Backward ClassesOBC 19%
Special Backward ClassesSBC 2%
Socially and Economically Backward ClassesSEBC 13%
Economically Weaker SectionEWS 10%

THE VJNT CASTE LIST IN MAHARASHTRA INCLUDES:

Nomadic Tribes – A VIMUKTA JATI (3%)

Nomadic Tribes – B BANJARA (2.5%)

Nomadic Tribes – C DHANGAR (3.5%)

Nomadic Tribes – D VANJARI (2%)

What is VJNT caste?

VJNT caste in Maharashtra falls under OBC, i.e. Other Backward Category. The rules and regulation of reservations that

apply to OBC also gets applied for VJNT caste competitive exam. The cutoff and fee structure of the institute is the same as OBC for the VJNT caste.

What is the full form of VJNT?

VJNT stands for Vimukta Jati (विमूक्ता जाती ) & Nomadic Tribes (नोमॅडिक ट्राइब्स .)

What are the government schemes available for VJNT caste students?

  • Post-Matric Scholarship to VJNT caste Students. 2225-0771 (Non-Plan)
  • Post-Matric Scholarship and Other Educational Facilities to S.B.C. students.
  • Tuition fees and examination fees to VJNT caste students.
  • Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship for VJNT caste students studying in 11th & 12th standard  
  • Savitribai Phule Scholarship for V.J.N.T caste students 
  • Payment of allowance for V.J.N.T caste students studying in professional courses and residing in the hostel attached to professional colleges. (2225-2237) (Non-plan)
  • Vocational Training for VJNT caste candidates studying in Government Industrial Training Institute. (Training on demand).
  • Award of stipend to V.J.N.T caste students studying in Industrial Training Institute. 2225- 0791 (Non-plan)
  • Examination fees and Tuition fees to VJNT/SBC High School. 2225- 0889 (Non-plan)
  • Meritorious Scholarships to VJNT caste students studying in Secondary Schools. 2225-0889 (Non-plan)
  • Savitribai Phule Scholarship for V.J.N.T girls students studying in 5th to 7thstd. 2225-0889 (Non-plan)
  • Vasantrao Naik Merit Awards to the VJNT caste students who ranked First in State or in Boards of 10th and 12th Standard Examination. 2225- D 716 (Plan)
  • Ashram Schools for VJNT caste students. 2225- 0753 (Non-plan)
  • Residential Junior Colleges for VJNT caste students. 2225- 0753 (Non-plan)
  • Vidya Niketan School. Opening and Running of Public School by Voluntary Organization. 2225- 2602 (Non-plan)
  • Training of Motor Driving to VJNT caste (2225- C 911) (Plan)
  • Vasantrao Naik Tanda / Vasti Development Scheme. (2225- 3322) (Plan)
  • Yashwantrao Chavan Mukta Vasahat Yojana for VJNT caste. (2225- D 242) (Plan)

FAQs

Q. What is the full form of VJNT?

A. VJNT stands for Vimukta Jati (विमूक्ता जाती) & Nomadic Tribes (नोमॅडिक ट्राइब्स )

Q. What is VJNT Caste?

A. VJNT caste in Maharashtra falls under OBC, i.e. Other Backward Category. The rules and regulation of reservations that

apply to OBC also gets applied for VJNT caste competitive exam. The cut-off and fee structure of the institute is the same as OBC for the VJNT caste.

Q. Who falls under VJNT Caste?

A. THE VJNT CASTE INCLUDES:

Nomadic Tribes – A VIMUKTA JATI (3%)

Nomadic Tribes – B BANJARA (2.5%)

Nomadic Tribes – C DHANGAR (3.5%)

Nomadic Tribes – D VANJARI (2%)

Q. Who was Vasantrao Naik?

A. Vasantrao Phulsing Naik was the Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 1963 until 1975 to this date. He was the longest-serving Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He even returned to power after the completion of the full five years. He was also known as the Father of the Green Revolution in Maharashtra and a personality who acquired the position of Chief Minister of the State for 11 years at a stretch.

Q. What backward castes are there in Maharashtra?

A. Scheduled Castes (SC 13%)  

Scheduled Tribes (ST 7%)

Other Backward Classes (OBC 19%)

Special Backward Classes (SBC 2%)

Socially and Economically Backward Classes (SEBC 13%)

Economically Weaker Section (EWS 10%)

Nomadic Tribes – A VIMUKTA JATI (3%)

Nomadic Tribes – B BANJARA (2.5%)

Nomadic Tribes – C DHANGAR (3.5%)

Nomadic Tribes – D VANJARI (2%)

Q. Vasantrao Naik Merit Awards?

A. The scheme is called Vasantrao Naik Merit Awards, which are being rewarded to VJNT students who ranked First in State or First in the Board of 10th and 12th Standard Examination. It falls under the Beneficiary Category of V.J.N.T Education…..see more information

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