CENSUS OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (As on 31st MARCH, 2009)

CENSUS OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (As on 31st MARCH, 2009)As per the result of Census Enquiries, the total regular employment under Central Government as on 31st March, 2009 was 30.99 lakh as against 31.12 lakh on 31st March, 2008.

The employment has, thus, recorded a decline of 0.42% in 2009 over 2008.(2). Employment in Ministry of Railways was the highest (44.74%) followed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (24.14%), Defence civilian (11.77%), Communications & IT (7.06%) and Finance (3.49%). Other Ministries/Departments collectively shared the rest of 9% of the total Central Government regular employment.

(3). Out of 30.99 lakh regular employees, 3.11 lakh were women.

The proportion of women in the total employment is almost static, around 10% in the year 2009, 2008 and 2006
EMPLOYMENT UNDER CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
The total number of regular civilian employees under Central Government establishments as on 31st March, 2009 was 30.99 lakh. The Table-1 shows overall comparative change noticed in the level of Central Government employment (regular) as on 31st of March, 2008 and 2009.
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (2008 & 2009)
(In lakh)
Category of employees Number of employees as on 31st March Increase/Decrease

(+) (-)

2008 2009 Absolute Percentage
1 2 3 4 5
Regular 31.12 30.99 -0.13 -0.42
Total
31.12
30.99
-0.13
-0.42

 

The total employment under Central Government as on 31st March, 2009 as per Census has gone down by 0.13 lakh over 31st March, 2008. This decrease may be attributed to various recruitment policies of the Government. Right sizing /down sizing policy has been a major contributory factor for this declining trend.

EMPLOYMENT UNDER VARIOUS MINISTRIES

2.2 The distribution of regular employees in major Ministries is given in Table-2:

Table-2
REGULAR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT IN MAJOR MINISTRIES AS ON 31ST MARCH, 2009
S.No. Ministry Number of regular employees % age to the total
1 2 3 4
1. Communication & IT 218788 7.06
2. Defence (Civilian) 364718 11.77
3. Finance 108105 3.49
4. Home Affairs 748049 24.14
5. Railways 1386123 44.74
6. Others 272724 8.80
Total
3098507 100.00

 

The Ministry of Railways has a major share (44.74%) of the total regular Central Government employees followed by Ministries of Home Affairs (24.14%), Defence (civilian) (11.77%), Communications & IT (7.06%) and Finance (3.49%).

These five Ministries taken together accounted for 91% of the total Central Government employment. The residual employment (about 9%) was shared by all the remaining Ministries/Departments of the Central Government.

 

WOMEN EMPLOYMENT UNDER CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
2.3 Women employment under Central Government has been estimated to the tune of 3.11 lakh, which is 10.04 percent of the total regular Central Government employment. Women employees together with their proportion in the total estimatedwomen employment in the major employing Ministries for the year 2009 is shown in Table-3:
S.No. Ministry Women employment as on 31st March, 2009
Number % age share
1 2 3 4
1. Communication & IT 34525 15.78
2. Railways 89128 6.43
3. Defence (Civilian) 39353 10.79
4. Others 147996 13.11
Total
311002 10.04

It may be observed from Table-3 that participation of women was highest in Ministry of Communications & IT(15.78%) whereas participation of women in Ministry of Railways is quite low (6.43%) as compared to overall women participation in Central Government employment. Ministry of Defence (civilian) has fair share of women employment i.e. 10.79%. The participation of women shared by rest of the Ministries/Departments was of the order of 13.11%.
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