Vacant OBC, SC and ST Posts in Railway
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
QUESTION NO 1899
ANSWERED ON 28.12.2018
Vacant SC ST posts in Railways
1899 Smt. Jharna Das Baidya
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state :-
(a) the number of posts reserved for SC/ST and OBCs which are vacant, as on date;
(b) the reasons for not filling these posts; and
(c) the steps taken by the Railways to fillup these vacancies?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI RAJEN GOHAIN)
(a) to (c) A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (c) OF UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1899 BY SHRIMATI JHARNA DAS BAIDYA ANSWERED IN RAJYA SABHA ON 28.12.2018 REGARDING VACANT SC/ST POSTS IN RAILWAYS
(a) The number of backlog vacancies for SCs/STs and OBCs in all groups in recruitment in the Railways as on 01.04.2018 are as under:-
SCs : 4,166
(b) & (c) Recruitment process in Railways is being done regularly through authorized recruiting agencies namely Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs). The shortfall or backlog vacancies of SCs, STs, and OBCs left unfilled are taken care of in the ongoing recruitment programme and subsequent recruitment cycle.