Jun 22, 2017

Reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities: Draft Rules

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 20th June, 2017


Sub: Reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities Suggestions, if any, from all concerned including general public.

The undersigned is directed to enclose a copy of draft instructions bringing them in line with ‘THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2016’ with regard to reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in the posts/services under the Central Government

2. The issue of reservation in promotion for Person with Disabilities is sub-judice in various cases in the Hon’ble Supreme Court Including Civil Appeal NO.1567/2017 titled Siddaraju Vs State of Karnataka & Ors and Review Petition (C) No.36/2017 tagged with it.

3. It. is requested that the draft instructions may be examined and suggestions, if any, may be sent to this Department within 15 days of the issue of this Office Memorandum through e-mail only at g.sreenivasan@nic.in and debabrata.d13@nic.in.

(Raju Saraswat)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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