Filling up vacancies in CBEC

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Filling up of backlog vacancies is done on a continuous basis as per instructions of DoPT in this regard from time to time. However, there is no order of Central Administrative Tribunal striking down filling up of backlog vacancies for SC/ST candidates.

After conclusion of Special Recruitment Drive on 31.03.2012, 533 vacancies of Scheduled Castes (SC) and 210 vacancies of Scheduled Tribes (ST) have been filled up from 01.04.2012 to 31.08.2015. Instructions have been issued in April 2015 to all field formations of CBEC to fill up backlog vacancies.

This was stated by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.