Rules for Transfer of Women Employees in Government Service: Statement by DoP&T
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING)
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2039
(TO BE ANSWERED ON 05.08.2021)
RULES FOR TRANSFER OF WOMEN EMPLOYEES IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE
2039 # SHRI DEEPAK PRAKASH:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:
(a) whether Government is likely to formulate any new rules for appointment and transfer of women employees in all the Ministries and, if so, the details thereof;
(b) the total number of women working in Central Government services in the country including Jharkhand; and
(c) the number of women working in areas far away from their families along with 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 (DR. JITENDRA SINGH)
(a) to (c): Appointments and transfers in Government are made as per the existing Rules and guidelines. In terms of instructions issued by Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on transfer/posting of Government employees, including women, all Ministries/Departments of Government of India are required to have their own guidelines for transfer/posting providing for the following –
i. minimum tenure;
ii. have a mechanism akin to Civil Services Board for recommending transfer; and Respective Ministries/Departments are also required to place their transfer policy in public domain.