Registering of ex servicemen for reemployment: Rajya Sabha Q&A
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
QUESTION NO 210
ANSWERED ON 25.11.2014
Registering of ex servicemen for reemployment
210 SHRI PARIMAL NATHWANI
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to satate :-
(a) the number of ex-servicemen registered for employment and re-employment in Government service during the last three years;
(b) whether the reservation policy for ex-servicemen for jobs in the Central Government and Government Undertakings is being implemented strictly;
(c) if so, the details thereof and, if not, the reasons therefor;
(d) whether Government is contemplating to set up National Ex-servicemen Commission to monitor the implementation of Welfare Schemes for ex-servicemen in the Departments of Government / Public Sector Undertakings; and
(e) if so, the details thereof and the steps taken by Government to facilitate their re-employment?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (RAO INDERJIT SINGH)
(a) Ex-Servicemen (ESM) register for employment / re-employment with Zila Sainik Boards (ZSB), Rajya Sainik Boards (RSB) and Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR). Number of Ex-Servicemen registered for employment / re-employment for all types of jobs including Government Service in the last three years is as follows:
Year – No. of ESM registered with ZSB / RSB / DGR
2011 – 22184
2012 – 28398
2013 – 37247
(b) & (c): The reservation policy for ex-servicemen is implemented by the concerned Government Departments, Public Sector Undertakings and Banks. It is the responsibility of concerned organization to fill the vacant posts as per the reservation policy. Cabinet Secretariat has recently entrusted the work of collection and compilation of the data / information in respect of implementation of reservation policy for Ex-servicemen in Central Government Ministries / Departments / Banks / Public Sector Undertakings / Central Para Military Forces etc. to Department of Ex-servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence. The Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR) has been designated as the nodal agency for this purpose.
(d) & (e): Yes, Madam. In order to address the growing aspirations of the ex-servicemen community and to redress their grievances with a greater element of objectivity a proposal has been initiated in the Ministry of Defence for constitution of National Ex-Servicemen Commission. Welfare and rehabilitation of Ex-Servicemen is a continuous process and the government endeavours to explore every possible avenue for increasing employment opportunities for the Ex-Servicemen through various initiatives including pre and post retirement trainings and awareness programmes.
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