Thursday, November 19, 2009

[ZESTCaste] Compliance with quota norms of SC and ST

Thursday, November 19, 2009
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises

Compliance with quota norms of SC and ST

16:23 IST

As per the data available in Public Enterprises Survey 2007-08, in
respect of 206 CPSEs as on 1st January 2008, the overall
representation of SCs in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) is
18.83 per cent and that of STs is 8.38 per cent whereas existing
policy provides for 15 per cent reservation in recruitment for
candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC) and 7.5 per cent for
those belonging to the Scheduled Tribes in the CPSEs.

Instructions on Reservation Policy for SCs and STs issued from time to
time by Department of Personnel & Training have been extended by
Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) to the Ministries/Departments
concerned with CPSEs for compliance by CPSEs under their
administrative control. Instructions issued by Department of Personnel
& Training towards launching a fresh Special Recruitment Drive to fill
up the backlog reserved vacancies of SCs and STs have also been
extended by DPE to all Government Departments/Ministries concerned
with CPSEs for implementation by the CPSEs.

This was stated by Shri Arun Yadav, Minister of State for Heavy
Industries and Public Enterprises in the Lok Sabha today.


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