Reservation in Jobs for Families of Martyred Soldiers
14.5% vacancies in Group ‘C’ posts and 24.5% vacancies in Group ‘D’ posts are reserved for ex-servicemen (including 4.5% for disabled ex-servicemen and dependents of those killed in action) in Central Public Sector Undertakings and in Public Sector Banks.
5% of vacancies falling under direct recruitment quota in Group ‘C’ posts are reserved for appointment on compassionate grounds to dependant family member of a Government servant dying in harness or who is retired on medical grounds. Inter alia this scheme is applicable to a member of the Armed Forces who dies during service or is killed in action or is medically boarded out and is unfit for civil employment.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Prof. Ravindra Vishwanath Gaikwad in Lok Sabha today.