Vacancies at Central Secretariate

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-3942
ANSWERED ON-02.05.2013

Vacancies of CSS level officers

3942 . SHRI D.P. TRIPATHI

(a) whether many posts in the officer”s level of the Central Secretariat Services (CSS) are lying vacant in various Ministries/ Departments;
(b) if so, the reasons therefor and the action taken to clear the backlog;
(c) the details of the vacancies position under different categories, the number ofvacancies filled up during the year and the number of vacancies carried forward from the year 2003 onwards; and
(d) the reasons for not filling up the posts on regular basis?

ANSWER

Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (SHRI V. NARAYANASAMY)
(a): Yes, Sir.
(b): Regular promotions to the grade of Section Officer have been made up to the Select List year 2008. Combined Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE) for the years 2009, 2010 and 2011 was conducted by UPSC in December, 2012 and results of written part have also been declared. To fill up the vacancies in this grade pending regular promotions, ad-hoc promotions have been made by extending the zone of promotion from time to time.
Regular promotions to Under Secretary Grade have been made up to the Select List year 2010 and the proposal for regular promotion against the Select List year 2011 is pending with the UPSC.
In the grade of Deputy Secretary, no regular promotions beyond the Select List year 2010 have been possible due to an ongoing litigation now pending in the High Court of Delhi.
To meet administrative exigencies, pending regular promotion, the vacancies in the grades of Under Secretary/Deputy Secretary were filled up by making ad-hoc promotions from time to time.
(c): As per Annexure.
(d): The reply to Part (b) may be referred to.

SECTION OFFICER GRADE

Limited Departmental Examination Quota

Year
Vacancies
Filled
Carried  forward
2003
255
211
44
2004
299
228
71
2005
196
182
14
2006
128
106
22
          80
2007
152
95
57
2008
126
125
1
2009
396
       Final results of LDCE are awaited.
2010
268
2011
328

Seniority Quota

Year
Vacancies
Filled
Carried  forward
2003
1015
992
23
2004
203
200
3
2005
127
118
9
2006
115
112
3
2007
86
86
0
2008
127
15
12
2009*
316
2010*
268
2011*
329
*Ad-hoc promotions have been made.

UNDER SECRETARY GRADE

Year
Vacancies
Filled
Carried  forward
2003
914
875
39
2004
101
63
38
2005
164
129
35
2006
182
155
27
2007
196
172
24
2008
130
66
64
2009
373
288
85
2010
328
227
101
2011
The proposal for regular promotion against Select List Year 2011 has been sent to UPSC

DEPUTY SECRETARY GRADE

Year
Vacancies
Filled
Carried  forward
2003
105
105
Nil
2004
45
45
Nil
2005
80
80
Nil
2006
98
98
Nil
2007
107
107
Nil
2008
                                             No Panel year
2009
54
54
Nil
2010
211
201
10( Deferred)
Further regular promotions are held up due to litigation.

DIRECTOR GRADE

Year
Vacancies
Filled
Carried  forward
2003
                                Not part of CSS till 2003
2004
                                                No Panel Years
2005
2006
2007
2008
7
7
Nil
2009
19
19
Nil
2010
124
124
Nil
2011
49
46
3 ( for want of eligible officers)
2012
51
47
4 (Not considered)
2013
No eligible officers in the feeder grade of Deputy Secretary are available.

Source: rajyasabha.nic.in

Category: CSS, CSSS, DOPT

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