Govt of India Constituted a Committee to monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities. DoPT Order reproduced below:
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel. Public grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
North Block, New Delhi-110 001
22nd May 2015
Subject: Constitution of a Committee to monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities
The Hon’ble Supreme Court in its interim Order dated 24.3.2015 and 28.4.2015 in Contempt Petition No.49912014 in Civil Appeal No. 9096/2013 filed by the National Federation of Blind Vs Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training had directed that immediate steps be taken by the Government to expedite the process of filling up of vacancies already identified for persons with disabilities.
2. The Government has now decided to constitute an inter-ministerial Committee with the following composition, to monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities reported to the Hon’ble Supreme Court
|(i)||Additional Secretary (S&V), Department of Personnel and Training||Chairman|
|(ii)||Joint secretary. Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities||Member|
|(iii)||Deputy Chief Commissioner, Office of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities||Member|
|(iv)||Representative of Ministry of Railways at Joint Secretary level||Member|
|(v)||Joint Secretary, Department of Financial Services||Member|
|(vi)||Joint Secretary .Department of Defence||Member|
|(vii)||Joint Secretary , Department of Defence Production||Member|
|(viii)||Joint Secretary . Department of Public Enterprises||Member|
|(ix)||Additional Secretary, UPSC||Member|
|(xi)||Joint Secretary (AT&A), Department of Personnel and Training dealing with reservation for Persons with Disabilities||Member Secretary|
The Chairman shall have power to co-opt or exclude the representative from any Ministry/ Department/ Organisation.
3. The Terms of Reference of the Committee would be as under:
(a) the Committee shall meet at least once in a month;
(b) the committee would monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities reported to the Hon’ble Supreme Court, to ensure that appropriate action is taken for filling up such vacancies in the scheduled time frame.
The secretarial services to the Committee would be provided by the Department of Personnel and Training.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India