No of vacancies in all Ministries / Departments – Complete List
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 736
ANSWERED ON : 26.06.2019
Shrikant Eknath Shinde
Shrirang Appa Barne
Pushpendra Singh Chandel
Poonamben Hematbhai Maadam
Will the Minister of
PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-
(a) the number of vacancies existing in different Ministries/Departments of the Union Government, category-wise;
(b) the time since when these vacancies have accumulated along with the reasons for not filling up these vacancies;
(c) the number of vacancies filled up by the Union Government during the last five years;
(d) the steps taken by the Union Government to fill up these vacancies; and
(e) the time by which all the vacant posts are likely to be filled up?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) to (c): The detail of vacancies in different Ministries / Departments, as per the data received from Department of Expenditure, as on 01.03.2018, is at Annexure. Category-wise data on the number of vacant posts and the vacant posts filled by the Union Government are not maintained centrally.
Vacancies in the Central Government are caused due to retirement, death, promotion etc. and the posts falling vacant are required to be filled as per recruitment rules by the concerned Ministries / Departments / Organizations.
(d) & (e): The filling up of vacant posts is a continuous process depending on the vacancies arising across Ministries/Departments during the year and action calendar of the recruiting agencies.
Department of Personnel & Training (DoP&T) has issued instructions vide Office Memorandum (OM) Number 22011/4/2013-Estt.(D), dated 08.05.2017, prescribing Model Calendar for timely convening of Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meetings and to ensure that approved select panels are ready on the date of commencement of the vacancy year.
The Administrative Ministries / Departments are also advised vide DoP&T OM No. 39020/18/2016-Estt (B)/3127101 dated 19.12.2016, for reporting vacancy position with respect to Direct Recruitment posts to the concerned recruitment agencies i.e. the Union Public Service Commission and the Staff Selection Commission for filling up of such vacancies in a timely manner.