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CCS Rules do not recognise unions based on caste, tribe, religion: Govt

 The central civil service rules do not allow recognition of separate associations and unions on the basis of any caste, tribe or religious dominations, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.



New Delhi: The central civil service rules do not allow recognition of separate associations and unions on the basis of any caste, tribe or religious dominations, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

In his written reply to a question on the issue, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar said the Department of Personnel and Training formulates policy for recognition of service associations of government employees and this is done by the respective Ministries or Departments in terms of CCS(RSA) Rules, 1993.

"Central Civil Services (Recognition of Service Associations) Rules, 1993 do not allow recognition of separate Associations/Unions on the basis of any caste, tribe or religious denominations," he said.

Replying to another question, the Minister said as per information received from various ministries and departments till date, the representation of Other Backward Classes as on January 1, 2013 in 71 ministries or departments was 5,24,143 employees in the central government ministries or departments. 

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