Percentage of SC/ST/OBC Employees in Group A posts across various Central Government ministries/agencies and PSUs: Rajya Sabha QA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING)
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 604
(TO BE ANSWERED ON 02.12.2021)
SC/ST/OBC EMPLOYEES IN SENIOR GOVERNMENT POSTS
604 SHRI MALLIKARJUN KHARGE:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:
(a) The percentage of SC/ST/OBC employees in Group A level across various Central Government ministries/agencies and PSUs, category-wise;
(b) The percentage of SCs/STs/OBCs currently employed at the Under Secretary level and above, category-wise;
(c) Whether there is a systematic trend of low percentage of SCs/STs/OBCs in senior Government posts; and
(d) If so, the reasons therefor and steps that are being considered to make the senior posts more inclusive and diverse?
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): As per information received from 56 Ministries/Departments of the Central Government including their attached/subordinate offices, the percentage of SC, ST and OBC employees in Group ‘A’, as on 01.01.2019, is 14.15, 6.4 and 16.29, respectively. Representation of SCs, STs and OBCs at the Managerial/ Executive level in the Central Public Sector Enterprises under different Ministries/ Departments, as on 31.3.2020, as per data received from Department of Public Enterprises, is 16.28%, 6.93% and 19.50%, respectively.
(b) to (d): The detailed status including the trend of representation of SCs/STs/OBCs in Group A services, which, inter-alia, includes officers of the level of Under Secretary and above, is enclosed as Annexure-I.
Percentage of SCs/STs/OBCs in Group A posts in the Ministries/ Departments from 01.01.2017 to 01.01.2020
|As on||Total Number of Ministries/ Departments which provided information||Percentage of SCs||Percentage of STs||Percentage of OBCs|
Source: Rajya Sabha