Contract Labour in Government Sector – Rajya Sabha QA

Contract Labour in Government Sector - Rajya Sabha QA

Contract Labour in Government Sector employed by various Ministries and Departments – Rajya Sabha QA

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 600
(TO BE ANSWERED ON 21.07.2022)

CONTRACT LABOUR IN GOVERNMENT SECTOR

600 DR. V. SIVADASAN:

Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:

(a) the number of contract labour employed by various Ministries and Departments under Government;

(b) the strength of contractual labour force during the last five years, year-wise data thereof;

(c) whether any private companies are supplying contract labours to Government sector;

(d) if so, the details of the companies and the strength of contractual labour force provided by each of them; and

(e) whether Prime Minister has declared that 10 lakh appointments will be made in public sector, if so, the number of those which will be permanent appointments and contractual appointments?

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): Ministries/ Departments engage contractual services directly, based on their requirements, in the interest of efficiency and economy. The General Financial Rules (GFR) 2017 provides for the Central Government establishments to outsource certain services on contract basis for providing outsourced services.

(e): Creation and filling up of posts in the Central Government is responsibility of the concerned Ministry/ Department and it is a continuous process. Vacancies in various Ministries/ Departments of the Central Government, their attached/subordinate offices arise due to retirement, promotion, resignation, death etc. All Ministries/Departments of the Central Government have been asked to take action in a mission mode for filling up of vacant posts in a time bound manner.

Source: Rajya Sabha

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