SC ST and OBC Employees – Sanctioned and Existing Strength

SC, ST and OBC Employees – Sanctioned and Existing Strength in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

The details of the total sanctioned strength and the actual number of SCs/STs/OBCs employed in Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is as under:-
Group Sanctioned strength SCs STs OBCs
A 69 05 04 01
B 176 22 08 13
C 169 40 03 11
(Sanctioned strength of Group ‘C’ also includes formerly Group ‘D’ posts which have now become Group ‘C’ posts as per VI Central Pay Commission’s recommendations).
Majority of the posts in this Ministry belong to Central Secretariat Service (Director, Deputy Secretary, Section Officer & Assistant), Central Secretariat Stenographers’ Service (Senior Principal Private Secretary, Principal Private Secretary, Private Secretary, Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Stenographer Grade ‘D’) and Central Secretariat Clerical Service (Upper Division Clerk & Lower Division Clerk). Appointment to the vacant posts in these cadres are made by the Department of Personnel & Training (DOP&T). Some posts reserved for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes categories in these cadre posts are lying vacant as DOP&T could not nominate candidates, against the vacancies reserved for these categories.
Some posts belong to Central Secretariat (Official Language) Service. Reservation Rosters for these posts are maintained by the Department of Official Language.
Vacancies are reported to DOP&T and Department of Official Language for filling up from time to time.
This information was given by Shri.P.Balram Naik, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in Lok Sabha recently

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