Bihar to follow its reservation policy while engaging outsourced employees

Nov 2, 2017 12:44 IST
Bihar to follow its reservation policy while engaging outsourced employees

The state government of Bihar has decided to follow its reservation policy while engaging professionals and other employees through outsourcing agencies.

The decision was taken during a state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Patna on 1 November 2017.

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Key Highlights

• In Bihar, 50 percent of the government jobs are reserved for SCs, STs, OBCs and differently-abled candidates.

• There is also a provision of 35 percent horizontal quota for women in all reserved categories.

• In the absence of technical manpower on its rolls, the state government engages technical staff, mostly dealing in information technology (IT)-based operations, through outsourced agencies.

• Thousands of IT professionals have been engaged by the state government and the district administrations to run IT operations including Beltron and skill development centres.

• Many drivers and office maintenance staff have also been supplied by the outsourcing agencies in different departments.

The new policy will make private outsourcing agencies recruit manpower based on the reservation policy of the state government if they want to work with the state agencies.

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