Establishing equivalence of posts in central public sector Undertakings (PSU’s), Banks, Insurance institutions with posts in government for establishing creamy layer criteria and Reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil Posts and Services under the Government of India.
DoPT issued Circular No DOPT OM no. 36012/22/93- Estt. (SCT) dated 8.09.1993 (Copy at annexure 1) regarding reservation for other backward classes in civil posts and services under Government of India. In terms of para 3 of the above said OM, similar instructions were to be issued in respect of public sector undertakings and financial institutions including public sector banks by department of public enterprises and by the ministry of finance respectively.
Government had recently examined the proposal for establishing equivalence of posts in central public sector undertakings (PSU’s), Banks, Insurance institutions with posts in government for establishing creamy layer criteria amongst other backward classes. The cabinet in its meeting held on 08.08.2017, inter-alia, approved para 5.2 of the cabinet note wherein the general principles for determination of equivalence in respect of public sector undertakings, banks and public insurance organizations were proposed by the Ministry of social justice and empowerment. Relevant extracts of para 5.2 and para 9 of the cabinet note are appended at annexure II.
Department of public enterprises and Department of financial services are requested to advise all the public sector organizations under their respective administrative control to issue necessary orders immediately in accordance with the principles approved by the cabinet as appended in annexure II, So as to conclude the exercise before 31 March 2018.
Annexure details as follows
Department of Personnel and Training O.M. No.36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT),dated the 8th September, 1993, to all Ministries/Departments, etc. for Reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil Posts and Services under the Government of India.
Consequent to the consideration of the Expert Committee’s recommendations DoPT Memorandum No. 3601241190-Ent, (SCT), dated 13.8.90 referred to in para (1) above is hereby modified to provide as follows.
(a) 27% (twenty seven percent) of the vacancies in civil posts and services under the
Government of India, to be filled through direct recruitment, shall be reserved for the other
Backward Classes. Detailed instructions relating to the procedure to be followed for
Enforcing reservation will be issued separately.
(b)Candidates belonging to OBCI recruited on the basis of merit in an open competition on the
Same standards prescribed for the general candidates shall not be adjusted against the
Reservation quota of 27%.
(c) (i) The aforesaid reservation shall not apply to persons/sections mentioned in column 3 of the Schedule to this office memorandum.
(ii) The rale of exclusion will not apply to persons working as artisans or engaged in hereditary
Occupations, callings. A list of such occupations, callings will be issued separately by the
Ministry of Welfare.
(d) The OBCs for the purpose of the aforesaid reservation would comprise, in the first phase,
the tastes and communities which are common to both the lists in the report of the Mandel
Commission and the State Governments’ Lists. A list of such castes and communities is
being issued separately by the Ministry of Welfare.
(e) The aforesaid reservation shall take immediate effect. However, this will not apply to
Vacancies where the recruitment proem has already been initiated prior to the issue of this
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