The government had said there were separate verdicts by the high courts of Delhi, Bombay and Punjab and Haryana on the issue of reservation in promotion to SC/ST employees.
SC/ST quota in promotion
Promotion to Reserved Category of SC,ST - Minister's reply to Lok Sabha
Concessions to Scheduled Castes and scheduled Tribes in posts filled by promotion by selection-posts within Group A (Class I)
SC/ST reservation in Promotion - Implementation of Supreme Court decision for amending Rules of Promotion - OM No.1/9/69-Estt.(SCT) Dated 26th March, 1970
Rules of Promotion - Implementation of Hon'ble Supreme Court Decision - Whether concession as per O.M. No. 1/9/69-Estt (SCT) dated 26.3.1970 tantamounts to reservation
Income Tax department awarded Grace Marks to SC/ST candidates in promotion who have already qualified in the past with relaxed standards to attain merit.
Reports have began to come regarding the details of Bill introduced by the Government in Rajya Sabha for allowing reservation to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes employees for promotions in Government Jobs.
Minister of Dopt Shri.V.Narayanasamy replied to a question in Rajaya Sabha regarding the reservation policy in promotion on 8th August, 2012.