New Delhi: The government today directed the
PSUs to ensure that its decision to carve out 4.5 per cent
sub-quota for minorities out of 27 per cent for OBCs, is
implemented in all recruitments from January 1, this year.
The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has written to
the administrative ministries of different Central Public
Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) asking them to seek compliance from
the CEOs of the PSUs on minorities` sub-quota from the quota
for Other Backward Classes (OBCs).
"All administrative ministries/departments concerned with
the CPSEs are requested to bring this position to the notice
of Chief Executives of CPSEs under their administrative
ministries` control and ensure compliance of these
instructions in recruitment/appointments in the CPSEs," the
The Department of Personnel and Training has already
notified the decision taken by the Cabinet on December 22.
Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists and Zoroastrians
(Parsis) have been notified as minority communities under the
National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992.
The decision is based on the recommendations of the
National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities.
There are 249 CPSEs employing about 15 lakh people.