No Proposal For Giving Reservation On The Basis Of Population

| July 16, 2014

No Proposal For Giving Reservation On The Basis Of Population

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 253
ANSWERED ON 09.07.2014

RESERVATION ON THE BASIS OF POPULATION

253 . Shri HANSRAJ GANGARAM AHIR

KAMLA DEVI PATLE :

Will the Minister of PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-

(a) whether there are complaints regarding non-implementation of reservation policy for SC/STs and OBCs;

(b) if so, the details thereof and the action taken in this regard;

(c) whether the Government proposes to take any steps for giving reservation in Government jobs in the ratio of the percentage of the population in SCs/STs and OBCs by taking the census for the year 2010-2011 as the basis;

(d) if so, the details thereof; and

(e) if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER

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) & (b): Department of Personnel and Training is the nodal department for formulating policies, inter-alia, on reservation in services for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes. It is for each Ministry/Department to implement the orders of reservation policy scrupulously. Complaints from individuals regarding non-implementation of reservation policy are forwarded to the concerned Ministries/Departments for appropriate action. Moreover, Liaison Officers have been appointed in all the Ministries/Departments and offices under the control of Heads of Departments to ensure due compliance of reservation policy. Instructions also exist that Scheduled castes/ Scheduled Tribes employees can directly submit their complaints to National Commission for Scheduled Castes and National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, as the case may be.

(c): No, Madam.

(d): Does not arise

(e): As per decision of the Supreme Court, total reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes cannot exceed the limit of 50%.

Category: DOPT, DOPT Circulars 2014, DOPT Orders 2014

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