MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2022
ANSWERED ON 23.07.2014
REPRESENTATION OF SCS STS OBCS IN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
2022 . Shri SURESH KODIKUNNIL
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the representation of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) at variouspositions in the Government of India is adequate;
(b) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor;
(c) whether the Government has provided/proposes to provide reservation in promotions to SCs and STs;
(d) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor; and
(e) the percentage of SCs, STs and OBCs in Group A,B,C and D positions in each Ministry/ Departments during the last three years and the current year?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) & (b): Yes, Madam. As per information received from 59 Ministries/Departments/Central Government Offices, the representation of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Central Government Departments/Ministries, as on 1.1.2013, was 17.52% and 7.74% respectively.
(c) & (d): Reservation in Central Government jobs for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes employees is provided at the rate of 15% and 7.5%, respectively, in all Groups in promotion by non-selection method and upto the lowest rung of Group A in promotion by selection method.
(e): As per information received from various Ministries/Departments/Central Government Offices, the percentage of SCs, STs and OBCs, in Group A, B, C and D positions as on 01.01.2010, 01.01.2011, 01.01.2012 & 01.01.2013 are given in the Annexure.
Annexure referred to in reply to Part (e) of Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 2022 for 23.07.2014