Sanctioned and Actual Strength of Employees in Central Government
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Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Sanctioned and Actual Strength of Employees in Central Government; 30,84,530 Civilian Employees in Position
As per the information available, the estimated sanctioned and actual strength of Civilian Employees (Group-wise) in the Central Government is:In view of the prevailing economic scenario and in order to promote fiscal discipline, Government of India has issued Economy instructions which, inter alia, impose a ban on creation of new posts. However, proposals for creation of posts are examined / concurred to in the Ministry on case to case basis if supported by adequate functional justification.
All Ministries/Departments are required to review their vacancies vis-a-vis the work load regularly to take necessary steps for filing up vacancies as per their requirements subject to extant guidelines and rules on the matter.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Finance, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.