Reiteration of instructions relating to reservation in temporary appointments – Railway Board

Reiteration of instructions relating to reservation in temporary appointments – Railway Board

Reiteration of instructions relating to reservation in temporary appointments – Railway Board

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No. 2022-E(SCT)I/25/1

New Delhi, dated:20.01.2022

The General Managers (P),
All Zonal Railways &
Production Units.

Sub:- Reiteration of instructions relating to reservation in temporary appointments.

As the Railways are aware, Board’s letters numbers E(SCT)68CM15/I3 dated 11.11.1968 & 06.12.1969 provides for reservation for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribe employees in temporary appointments lasting for 45 days or more. These instructions were reiterated time and again, vide Board’s letters number E(SCT)68CM15/12 dated 10.12.1971 & 83-E(SCT)/23/1 dated 19.09.1983. Department of Personnel & Training (DOP&T), vide their OM No. 36036/3/2018-Estt.(Res.) dated 15.05.2018 to this effect, highlighted that the instructions w.r.t reservation in temporary appointments as issued by Ministry of Home Affairs in their OM No. 27/4/67(II) — Estt. (SCT) dated 24.09.1968 are very old and required reiteration. Accordingly, a copy of the above OM of DOP&T, is enclosed herewith.

2. The matter has accordingly been reviewed. As stated by DOP&T in their OM ibid, the above mentioned instructions are hereby reiterated stipulating that in respect of appointments to Central Government posts and services there shall be reservation for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other Backward Class candidates in temporary appointments which are to last for 45 days or more.

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3. The Zonal Railways and Production Units may bring these instructions to the notice of all concerned and may ensure strict compliance of the same.

DA: As above.

(M. K. Meena)
Joint Director Estt.(Res.)
Railway Board

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