Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Census of Central Govt employees

CENSUS OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (As on 31st MARCH, 2009)


         As per the result of Census Enquiries, the total regular employment under Central Government as on 31st March, 2009 was 30.99 lakh as against 31.12 lakh on 31st March, 2008.

        The employment has, thus, recorded a decline of 0.42% in 2009 over 2008. (2). Employment in Ministry of Railways was the highest (44.74%) followed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (24.14%), Defence civilian (11.77%), Communications & IT (7.06%) and Finance (3.49%). Other Ministries/Departments collectively shared the rest of 9% of the total Central Government regular employment. (3). Out of 30.99 lakh regular employees, 3.11 lakh were women.

 

        The proportion of women in the total employment is almost static, around 10% in the year 2009, 2008 and 2006

 

EMPLOYMENT UNDER CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

 

        The total number of regular civilian employees under Central Government establishments as on 31st March, 2009 was 30.99 lakh. The Table-1 shows overall comparative change noticed in the level of Central Government employment (regular) as on 31st of March, 2008 and 2009.

 

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (2008 & 2009)

(In lakh)

Category of employees

Number of employees as on 31st March

Increase/Decrease (+) (-)

2008

2009

Absolute

Percentage

1

2

3

4

5

Regular

31.12

30.99

-0.13

-0.42

Total

31.12

30.99

-0.13

-0.42

 

        The total employment under Central Government as on 31st March, 2009 as per Census has gone down by 0.13 lakh over 31st March, 2008. This decrease may be attributed to various recruitment policies of the Government. Right sizing /down sizing policy has been a major contributory factor for this declining trend.


EMPLOYMENT UNDER VARIOUS MINISTRIES

 

2.2 The distribution of regular employees in major Ministries is given in Table-2: 

 

Table-2

REGULAR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT IN MAJOR MINISTRIES AS ON 31ST MARCH, 2009

S.No.

Ministry

N umber of regular employees

% age to the total

1

2

3

4

1.

Communication & IT

218788

7.06

2.

Defence (Civilian)

364718

11.77

3.

Finance

108105

3.49

4.

Home Affairs

748049

24.14

5.

Railways

1386123

44.74

6.

Others

272724

8.80

Total

3098507

100.00

 

        The Ministry of Railways has a major share (44.74%) of the total regular Central Government employees followed by Ministries of Home Affairs (24.14%), Defence (civilian) (11.77%), Communications & IT (7.06%) and Finance (3.49%). These five Ministries taken together accounted for 91% of the total Central Government employment. The residual employment (about 9%) was shared by all the remaining Ministries/Departments of the Central Government.

 

WOMEN EMPLOYMENT UNDER CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

 

2.3          Women employment under Central Government has been estimated to the tune of 3.11 lakh, which is 10.04 percent of the total regular Central Government employment. Women employees together with their proportion in the total estimated women employment in the major employing Ministries for the year 2009 is shown in Table-3: 

S.No.

Ministry

Women employment as on 31st March, 2009

Number

% age share

1

2

3

4

1.

Communication & IT

34525

15.78

2.

Railways

89128

6.43

3.

Defence (Civilian)

39353

10.79

4.

Others

147996

13.11

Total

311002

10.04

 

        It may be observed from Table-3 that participation of women was highest in Ministry of Communications & IT(15.78%) whereas participation of women in Ministry of Railways is quite low (6.43%) as compared to overall women participation in Central Government employment. Ministry of Defence (civilian) has fair share of women employment i.e. 10.79%. The participation of women shared by rest of the Ministries/Departments was of the order of 13.11%.


(Courtesy: central govt employees news)