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Implementation of Reservation Rules in Sainik Schools – Rajya Sabha

Implementation of Reservation Rules in Sainik Schools – Rajya Sabha

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.819

TO BE ANSWERED ON 25th November, 2019

IMPLEMENTATION OF RESERVATION RULES IN SAINIK SCHOOLS

819. SHRI K. SOMAPRASAD

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that Article 16 (4-a) of the Constitution regarding reservation rules are not being followed in Sainik Schools;

(b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor along with the steps proposed to be taken by Government to ensure implementation of Article 16 (4-a) in Sainik Schools, including the schools in Kerala;

(c) whether the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) as mentioned in the State and Centre lists are being given reservation in Sainik Schools; and

(d) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

SHRI SHRIPAD NAIK

(a) to (d): Article 16 (4a) is not applicable to Sainik School admissions. Article 16 (4a) of the Constitution deals with reservation in promotion with consequential seniority in services under the state in favour of SC and ST. As per Sainik School Society Rules and Regulations 1997, seats for admission and appointment of staff in Sainik Schools are reserved for candidates belonging to SC and ST categories.

Source: Rajya Sabha

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