Job on compassionate ground – Rajya Sabha Questions

| August 11, 2014

Job on compassionate ground


ANSWERED ON 07.08.2014

Job on compassionate ground

3143 Shri Narendra Kumar Kashyap

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

(a) whether there is any provision in Government to provide employment on compassionate ground to the dependents of the persons who die in harness, if so, the details of the rules laid down in this regard;

(b) whether there is any provision for giving job to the dependents within stipulated time limit, if not, the reason therefor; and

(c) the details of such pending cases Ministry-wise/Department-wise and by when they are likely to be disposed off?

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): Compassionate Appointments in Government are regulated as per instructions issued by Department of Personnel and Training Office Memorandum No. 14014/6/94-Estt.(D) dated 09.10.1998 as amended from time to time. All these instructions have been consolidated vide Office Memorandum No. 14014/02/2012-Estt.(D) dated 16.01.2013 and as per these instructions 5% of direct recruitment vacancies in a year in Group ‘C’ posts can be filled up by compassionate appointment.

(b): No Sir. The time limit of three years for making compassionate appointment has been withdrawn vide this Department’s Office Memorandum No. 14014/3/2011-Estt.(D) dated 26.07.2012.

(c): Department of Personnel & Training only lays down the policy of compassionate appointment which is implemented by the Administrative Ministries/Departments while considering the cases of compassionate appointment. The Administrative Ministries/Departments are required to monitor the state of implementation of compassionate appointment under their respective jurisdiction. DoP&T does not have information on specific details on the number of applications under consideration of the Union Government for appointment on compassionate grounds, Ministry-wise/Department-wise.

Source : Rajya Sabha

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