Hon'ble High Court Allahabad judgement dated 07.05.2010 in Civil Misc. Writ Petition No. 13102 of 2010. Full text of said OM are reproduced here:-
Subject:- Review of three years time limit for making compassionate appointment.
"an appointment made many years after the death of the employee or without due consideration of the inancial resources available to his/her dependents and the financial deprivation caused to the dependents as a result of his death, simply because the claimant happened to be one of the dependents of the deceased employee would be directly in conlict with Articles 14 & 16 of the Constitution and hence, quite bad and ilegal. In dealing with cases of compassionate appointment, it is imperative to keep this vital aspect in mind".
O.M. No. 14014/19/2002-Estt. (D) dated 5th May, 2003
Scheme for Compassionate Appointment