Rajashree Shahu Maharaj
No.11 " Endeavours have been made in recent year in Kolhapur state to foster and encourage the education of all classes the subject but so far, His Highness regrets to have to record that those endeavours have not in the case of the more backward classes met with the success that was hope for His Highness has bad the conclusion that this want to success is due to the fact that the rewards for higher education are not sufficiently wildly distributed to remade this to a certain extain and to establish within the state in incentive to the backward classes of His Highness subject to diserable to reserve for those classes a larger share of employment in the state service than his hitherto been the case.
"In purchase of this policy His Highness is pleased to direct that from the date of his order 50% of the vacancied that may occur shall be filled by recruits from among the backward classes in all diffices in which the proportion of officers of the backward classes is at present less than 50 p.c.the next oppintment shall be given to a member of those classes .
" A quarterly return of all appointment made after to issue of this order shall be submitted by all heads of Department .
" For the purpose of all these order the backward classeses shall be understood to mean all castes other than Brahmins, Prabhus, shenwis, Parsees, and other advanced classes."
By order of His Highness, the Chhtrapati Maharaja
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