Does govt. of India and Maharashtra government follow different rules for appointment in reserved categories?
The appellant filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCA) Commissioner of Railway Safety seeking information regarding percentage of reservation from Maharashtra List in appointment of Group ‘D” employees to SC/ ST/ OBC. The Public Information Officer (PIO) informed that there is no such provision prescribed by Government of India in this regard. The First Appellate Authority (FAA) clarified that the State Government of Maharashtra List has been followed in all appointments made in the SC/ST/OBC Categories.
During the hearing the before Central Information Commission (CIC), the appellant submitted that his query regarding percentage of reservation from Maharashtra list has not been replied to by the FAA.
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The Commission directed the FAA to provide specific information regarding the percentage quota of reservation for SC/ ST/ OBC from Maharashtra list as followed by their office to the appellant.
Citation: Mr. Harender Singh v. Ministry of Civil Aviation Commissioner of Railway Safety in Case No. CIC/SS/A/2012/001867
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2013/CIC/1270
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