Reservation in Promotion in Public Sector Banks

Reservation in Promotion in Public Sector Banks
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED ADMITTED QUESTION NO. 2161

TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 17TH MARCH, 2015
(TUESDAY) PHALGUNA 26, 1936 (SAKA)

 

RESERVATION IN PROMOTION IN PSBs.

QUESTION 2161. SHRI BALWINDER SINGH BHUNDER:

Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:-

(a):   whether it is a fact that Public Sector Banks (PSBs) give reservation in promotion up to DGM level and there is hardly any SC/ST officer above DGM level;

(b):  if so, the details, thereof, bank-wise and the details of SC/ST Officers above DGM level, bank-wise;

(c):    whether any training is provided to SC/ST  Officers at DGM  level so that they can share higher responsibility and be promoted to next level; and

(d):   the overall plan for growth of persons from SC/ST category in PSBs bank-wise?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE (SHRI JAYANT SINHA)

(a)&(b): No, Sir. At present Public Sector Banks (PSBs) give reservation in promotion up to Scale-I only. There is no reservation in promotion within the officers cadre. A statement of SC/ST officers above DGM level in at annexed.

(c)&(d): Banks are periodically providing in-house /external training to all officers including SC/ST officers above DGM level to shoulder higher responsibilities. Department of Financial Services has been advising all PSBs to provide effective pre-promotion and in-service training to SC/ST employees. Instructions have also been issued to nominate a suitable number of SC/ST officers for foreign training programmes.

Annexure

 

Bank wise deatails of SC/ST Officers above DGM level as on 31.12.2014
 
S.NO.Name of the PSBs.SCST
1Allahabad BankNilNil
2Andhra BankNilNil
3Bank of Baroda3Nil
4Bank of India12
5Bank of Maharashtra2Nil
6Canara Bank21
7Central Bank of India1Nil
8Corporation BankNilNil
9Dena BankNil1
10Indian Bank1Nil
11Indian Overseas BankNil3
12Oriental Bank of CommerceNilNil
13Punjab National Bank21
14Punjab & Sind BankNilNil
15Syndicate Bank3Nil
16Union Bank of India1Nil
17United Bank of IndiaNilNil
18UCO Bank1Nil
19Vijaya BankNilNil
20State  Bank of India4Nil
21State Bank of Bikaner & JaipurNilNil
22State Bank of Patiala11
23State Bank of Hyderabad3Nil
24State Bank of Mysore1Nil
25State Bank of TravancoreNilNil
26IDBI Bank1Nil
27BharatiyaMahila BankNilNil
Grand Total279

Source: ENGLISH VERSION HINDI_VERSION

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