Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
North Block, New Delhi,
Dated the 30th March, 2010
Subject: Forwarding of applications of Government Servants suffering from disability for employment elsewhere.
The undersigned is
directed to say that instructions provide that applications of Central
Government servants belonging to the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes for
employment elsewhere should be readily forwarded except in very rare cases.
Representations have been received requesting that similar facility should be
provided to the employees suffering from disability.
2. The matter has been considered and it
has been decided that applications for employment elsewhere of Central
Government Servants suffering from disability in terms of the provisions of the
Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full
Participation) Act, 1995 shall be readily forwarded except in very rare and
exceptional cases where there may be compelling grounds of public interest for
withholding such applications.
3. These instructions may be brought to the
notice of all concerned