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
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
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
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment said that amendment in SC/ST act is the need of the hour. Objective behind this amendment is not only to identify more cases of atrocities which were left unreported.
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
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.
DOPT has authorised Magistrates, Tehsildar, and Sub-Divisional Officer for issuing Caste and Community Certificates to avail reservation on caste and community basis for admission to educational Institutions and recruitment to government jobs
Personnel Ministry has issued Press Release on filling up of vacancies of SC/ST
No SC / ST / OBC Reservation for Recruitment in Armed Forces – Minister replies in Parliament that recruitment in armed forces is based on merit and open to all citizens of India irrespective of class, caste, commuity, region or religion
Heavy Industries Ministry has issued an OM on instructions regarding reservation to SC/ ST/ OBC/ Disability & Ex-servicemen as issued by Government Ministries /Departments, to Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs).
Appointment in Central Government Service on the basis of Fake Caste Certificates – Information available with Government and Action taken against such illegal Central Government Appointments
Railway Board letter regarding the promotion of SC ST employees against the reserved vacancies in stenographer grade
The Supreme Court has ruled that there could be no quota for SC and ST employees for top posts in public sector banks but reservation for them was permissible in posts from scale-I till scale-VI.
Verification of Castes from the list of SC/ST/OBC list – Railway Board Clarification