Women are provided equal opportunity in the matter of employment under the Government. Some special facilities like maternity benefit, child care leave, child adoption leave, crèche facility for children, posting of husband and wife at the same station as far as possible, special priority in allotment of residential accommodation etc. are provided to the women employees to encourage them to join Government service. However, at present, there is no proposal to give reservation to women in services or in promotion.
The above information was submitted by Min of Per, PG & Pen in reply of undermentioned Lok Sabha query:-
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
LOK SABHAUNSTARRED QUESTION NO 516
ANSWERED ON 27.02.2013
RESERVATION FOR WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT SERVICES
516 . Shri WAKCHAURE BHAUSAHEB RAJARAM
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the Government has made/ proposes to make any provision for providing reservation to women in promotion in Government jobs; and
(b) if so, the details thereof?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (SHRI V. NARAYANASAMY)
(a) & (b): ** see above **
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