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out of a total number of 30.87 lakh employees in the central services, only 3.37 lakhs are women. The ratio works out to an abysmal 1: 9.15. The information was given in Parliament by Jitendra Singh MoS in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. Copy of the same is given below. The government should provide special reservation for women in jobs to increase the ratio and give justice to women.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 5172
(TO BE ANSWERED ON 05.04.2017)

EMPLOYEES IN GOVERNMENT SERVICES

5172. SHRI JITENDRA CHAUDHURY:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:
(a) the number of female employees in Government Service in rural and urban areas; and
(b) the ratio of male and female employees in the service?

ANSWER
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (DR. JITENDRA SINGH)

(a) & (b): No data is maintained centrally regarding the number of female/male employees in Government service in rural & urban areas as sought in the question.

However, as per the Census of Central Government employees brought out by Directorate General of Employment & Training, Ministry of Labour, total number of employees in various Central Ministries/ Departments was 30,87,278 out of which 3,37,439 employees were women as on March, 2011. The ratio between men and women employees works out to be 9.15:1 as per the above Census. The publication of the report on the Census of Central Government employees has since been discontinued from 2011.

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