Vacancies in Government Departments
As per available information, the details of number of sanctioned posts, number in position and vacancies in Central Government posts as on 1st March, 2011 was as under:
Number of Sanctioned Posts
Number in Position
Number of Vacant Posts
Details of vacancy position in respect of reserved posts and details of backlog vacancies in Central Government Departments is not centrally maintained. A Special Recruitment Drive was launched in 2008 to fill up the backlog reserved vacancies of Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Other Backward Classes (OBC), which continued till 31.03.2012. The details of recruitment/ appointments made during the drive were as under:
The vacancies are filled as per the provisions of the Recruitment Rules and if Recruitment Rules permit lateral entry, the backlog vacancies may also be filled through the lateral entry route.This was stated by Shri V. Narayanasamy, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office in written reply to a question by Shri Ashok Kumar today.