The details of Ministry-wise/Department-wise sanctioned strength and the number in position of employees, as on 01.03.2020, are at Annexure-I. Government monitors the progress in respect of filling of backlog reserved vacancies for SCs, STs and OBCs in ten Ministries/Departments, which contribute more than 90% of total number of employees of Central Government. Ministry/Department-wise, Category-wise details of backlog reserved vacancies for the years 2016 to 2020 are at Annexure-II.
Occurrence and filling of vacancies by various recruiting agencies of Central Government including Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a continuous process on the basis of requisitioning by the respective Cadre Controlling Authorities (CCA). Data regarding vacancies filled by State recruiting agencies is maintained by the respective State Government.
This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.