Constitution of a Committee to monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities

Government of India Constituted a Committee to monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities. DoPT Order reproduced below:

Immediate/Court Matter

No.36012/39/2014-Estt.(Res.)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel. Public grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

North Block, New Delhi-110 001
22nd May 2015

ORDER

 

Subject: Constitution of a Committee to monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities

The Hon’ble Supreme Court in its interim Order dated 24.3.2015 and 28.4.2015 in Contempt Petition No.49912014 in Civil Appeal No. 9096/2013 filed by the National Federation of Blind Vs Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training had directed that immediate steps be taken by the Government to expedite the process of filling up of vacancies already identified for persons with disabilities.

2. The Government has now decided to constitute an inter-ministerial Committee with the following composition, to monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities reported to the Hon’ble Supreme Court

(i)Additional Secretary (S&V), Department of Personnel and TrainingChairman
(ii) Joint secretary. Department of Empowerment of Persons with DisabilitiesMember
(iii)Deputy Chief Commissioner, Office of Chief Commissioner for Persons with DisabilitiesMember
(iv)Representative of Ministry of Railways at Joint Secretary levelMember
(v)Joint Secretary, Department of Financial ServicesMember
(vi)Joint Secretary .Department of DefenceMember
(vii)Joint Secretary , Department of Defence ProductionMember
(viii)Joint Secretary . Department of Public EnterprisesMember
(ix)Additional Secretary, UPSCMember
(x)Member, SSCMember
(xi)Joint Secretary (AT&A), Department of Personnel and Training dealing with reservation for Persons with DisabilitiesMember Secretary

The Chairman shall have power to co-opt or exclude the representative from any Ministry/ Department/ Organisation.

3. The Terms of Reference of the Committee would be as under:

(a) the Committee shall meet at least once in a month;

(b) the committee would monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities reported to the Hon’ble Supreme Court, to ensure that appropriate action is taken for filling up such vacancies in the scheduled time frame.

The secretarial services to the Committee would be provided by the Department of Personnel and Training.

 

(G. Srinivasan)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

Download DOPT order No.36012/39/2014-Estt.(Res.) dated 22.05.2015

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