Backlog vacancies in Ministries, PSUs, Insurance Sector and Banks – Rajya Sabha QA

Backlog vacancies in Ministries, Public Sector Undertakings, Insurance Sector, Banks and other Public Sectors in which youths from Other Backward Classes, SCs and STs are to be appointed

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING)

RAJYA SABHA

STARRED QUESTION NO. 41
(TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.02.2021)

BACKLOG VACANCIES IN MINISTRIES

41 # SMT. CHHAYA VERMA:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that there are a large number of backlog vacancies in Ministries, Public Sector Undertakings, Insurance Sector, Banks and other Public Sectors in which youths from Other Backward Classes, SCs and STs are to be appointed;

(b) the details of said vacant posts, department-wise;

(c) the number of reserved posts on which appointments have been made against backlog vacancies during the last three years; and

(d) the details of steps taken by Government to fill up the backlog posts during the last three years?

ANSWER

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) to (d): A statement is laid on the Table of the House.

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO.41 FOR ANSWER ON 04.02.2021 BY SMT. CHHAYA VERMA REGARDING BACKLOG VACANCIES IN MINISTRIES

(a) to (c): The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) monitors the progress of filling up of backlog reserved vacancies for Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in respect of ten Ministries/Departments, having more than 90% of the employees in Central Government. Backlog vacancies are available in these Ministries/Departments.

Department/Ministry-wise details of backlog reserved vacancies are at Annexure-I, II, & III, respectively.

(d): DoPT has issued instructions to all Ministries/ Departments to constitute an In-House Committee for identification of backlog reserved vacancies, to study the root cause of such vacancies, to initiate measures to remove the factors causing such vacancies and to fill them up through Special Recruitment Drives. In fact, filling of vacancies along with backlog reserved vacancies is a continuous process. Each Ministry/Department/PSU/ Autonomous Body has also been directed by the DoPT to appoint a Liaison Officer of the level of Deputy Secretary to ensure compliance with the orders and instructions pertaining to reservation of vacancies for SCs/STs and OBCs. Further, each Ministry/Department/PSU/Autonomous Body has been directed to set up a Special Reservation Cell under the direct control of the Liaison Officer to assist him in discharge of his duties.

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Annexure-I

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 41 FOR ANSWER ON 04.02.2021 BY SMT. CHHAYA VERMA REGARDING BACKLOG VACANCIES IN MINISTRIES

CATEGORY-WISE DETAILS OF BACKLOG VACANCIES, VACANCIES FILLED UP (AS ON 31.12.2017) AND UNFILLED VACANCIES (AS ON 01.01.2018) IN RESPECT OF 09 MINISTRIES/DEPARTMENTS
 

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Ministry/ Deptt.

SC ST OBC
Vacancies Filled up Unfilled Vacancies Filled up Unfilled Vacancies Filled up Unfilled
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
1. Posts 353 129 224 218 37 181 305 109 196
2. Defence Production 4889 3560 1329 4086 2428 1658 2812 2408 404
3. Financial Services 1790 559 1231 1923 815 1108 1987 707 1280
4. Atomic Energy 292 209 83 398 239 159 1444 933 511
5. Defence 2579 1105 1474 1752 758 994 5287 1859 3428
6. Railways 145 145 0 324 324 0 10 10 0
7. Housing & Urban Affairs 208 57 151 262 76 186 532 68 464
8. Education 1556 423 1133 1225 333 892 2105 483 1622
9. Home Affairs 10391 4541 5850 8086 2703 5383 12466 6206 6260
Total 22203 10728 11475 18274 7713 10561 26948 12783 14165

 

Annexure-II

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 41 FOR ANSWER ON 04.02.2021 BY SMT. CHHAYA VERMA REGARDING BACKLOG VACANCIES IN MINISTRIES

CATEGORY-WISE  DETAILS  OF  BACKLOG  VACANCIES,  VACANCIES  FILLED  UP  (AS ON 31.12.2018)  AND UNFILLED VACANCIES (AS ON 01.01.2019) IN RESPECT OF 07 MINISTRIES/DEPARTMENTS
 

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Ministry/ Deptt.

SC ST OBC
Vacancies Filled up Unfilled Vacancies Filled up Unfilled Vacancies Filled up Unfilled
1. Defence Production 7454 6515 939 6151 4805 1346 4566 4106 460
2. Financial Services 1920 1261 659 2238 1222 1016 2020 1013 1007
3. Atomic Energy 407 245 162 433 220 213 1406 781 625
4. Housing & Urban Affairs 250 135 115 270 102 168 707 401 306
5. Posts 890 355 535 775 191 584 1396 879 517
6. Railways 11674 4448 7226 8682 2431 6251 12614 3920 8694
7. Defence 2290 1133 1157 1662 622 1040 3699 1262 2437
Total 24885 14092 10793 20211 9593 10618 26408 12362 14046

 

Annexure-III

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 41 FOR ANSWER ON 04.02.2021 BY SMT. CHHAYA VERMA REGARDING BACKLOG VACANCIES IN MINISTRIES

CATEGORY-WISE  DETAILS  OF  BACKLOG  VACANCIES,  VACANCIES  FILLED  UP  (AS  ON  31.12.2019)  AND UNFILLED VACANCIES (AS ON 01.01.2020) IN RESPECT OF 06 MINISTRIES/DEPARTMENTS
 

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Ministry/ Department

SC ST OBC
Vacancies Filled up Unfilled Vacancies Filled up Unfilled Vacancies Filled up Unfilled
1. Posts 1379 393 986 845 158 687 1090 426 664
2. Railways 9767 4208 5559 7713 2250 5463 12061 5314 6747
3. Housing & Urban Affairs 259 141 118 272 124 148 720 431 289
4. Defence Production 8604 6818 1786 7352 5647 1705 4692 4156 536
5. Defence 1649 236 1413 1068 117 951 2732 529 2203
6. Atomic Energy 189 52 137 189 40 149 679 108 571
Total 21847 11848 9999 17439 8336 9103 21974 10964 11010

 

Source: Rajya Sabha

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