RAJYA SABHA – Vacancies in Central Govt Ministries and Departments
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
QUESTION NO 1861
ANSWERED ON 02.08.2018
Vacancies in different Ministries Departments
1861 Shri C.M. Ramesh
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether it is a fact that there are a large number of vacancies in different Ministries/Departments of Government of India;
(b) if so, the details of vacancies for the posts, Class I and above and Class II and below during the last three years, Ministry-wise;
(c) by when these vacancies are likely to be filled up;
(d) whether Government has initiated any action and fixed any time frame in this regard; and
(e) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?
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): The classification of posts as Class-I or Class-II no longer exists in Government of India. The Central Civil posts in the Government of India are now classified as Group ‘A’, Group ‘B’ or Group ‘C’.
As per the Annual Report on Pay & Allowances of Central Government Civilian Employees, the estimated number of sanctioned posts, incumbents in position and vacancy position group-wise and Department-wise for the years as on 01.03.2014, 01.03.2015 and 01.03.2016 is at Annexure.
(c) to (e): The posts sanctioned in Ministries/ Departments are required to be filled as per the Recruitment Rules as and when vacancies arise. The filling up of posts is a continuous process depending on the vacancies arising across Ministries/Departments during the years and action calendars of the recruiting agencies. In this regard all Ministries/Departments have been requested to take advance action for reporting vacancy position with respect to Direct Recruitment Posts recruiting agencies such as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Staff Selection Commission (SSC) etc. Further all Ministries/Departments have also been requested for timely convening of the Departmental Promotion Committee meeting for filling up of promotional posts.