Cabinet approves inclusion/Amendments in the Central List of Other Backward Classes notified in respect of States of Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel replies to Lok Sabha on Creamy layer expert committee recommendations
DoPT OM on Contempt Petition for Reservation in Promotion – Till SLP on reservation in promotion are decided by the Hon’ble Supreme Court, the DOPT 0M dated 10.8.2010 and Railway Board circular dated 14.9.2010 are not to be relied upon
DOPT has come up a compilation of Frequently Asked Questions as a clarification order relating to issue of Caste Certificate, Residence Certificate and Domicile Certificate
This is a DOPT’s initiative for Citizen friendly governance to grant SC/ST certificates in Schools – This proposal is circulated to all the States and Union Territories for their consideration
In case of promotion by selection method, reservation is available to SCs and STs upto lowest rung of Group A. There is no reservation in promotion by selection within Group A.
Since, 1st April, 2012, 21771 of backlog reserved vacancies for OBCs have been filled up. The representation of OBCs in Central Government Departments/ Ministries was 19.63%, as on 01.01.2014.
The provision of reviewing of results of failed SC/ST candidates in Departmental Examinations has been revisited by the Postal Services Board and it is decided to withdraw this scheme
Every candidate seeking reservation in central government posts and services as OBC candidate is required to submit a certificate confirming his/her status as OBC and Non-creamy layer status
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday there would be no change in the reservation policy for Dalits and accused his opponents of spreading “lies” on the issue.
DoPT has reiterated that when a candidate belonging to a Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes is unable to produce a certificate from any of the prescribed authorities, he/she may be appointed provisionally
A closer look at the data indicates that there is not a single OBC Grade A officer in the President’s secretariat; less than 9 percent of the 651 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) staff is from the OBC category.
DoPT has proposed guidelines on verification of claims of candidates belonging to SCs, STs and OBCs for purpose of appointment to posts or services. DoPT invites comments/suggestions from various stake-holders
To reduce the difficulties faced by the SC and ST candidates in getting the domicile and Caste Certificate for getting job and higher education opportunities, DoPT has proposed a draft guidelines and invites comments and suggestions before 21.12.2015. According to the draft Domicile and Caste Certificate will be issued to students in Eighth Standard through School Authorities
Appointment of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes on reservation quota – Personnel Ministry reitrates to verify the candidature as per the instructions and guidelines issued.