Cadre Review and Recruitment in B&S Cadre of (MES)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.3846
TO BE ANSWERED ON 2.4.2018
CADRE REVIEW AND RECRUITMENT IN B&S CADRE OF MES
3846. SHRI K.R. ARJUNAN:
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a) whether it is a fact that Director General (Personnel) has been defying the order of President, regarding implementation of first cadre review of Barrack and Store (B&S) Cadre of Military Engineer Services (MES) for past three months;
(b) if so, the details of administrative action taken thereof;
(c) if not, the reasons therefor;
(d) whether it is also a fact that direct recruitment of officers of B&S cadre has not been done during last eight years;
(e) if so, the reasons therefor; and
(f) the details of action plan to fill the existing vacancies
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE DR. SUBHASH BHAMRE
(a) No, Sir.
(b) & (c): Does not arise.
(d) to (f): A proposal for direct recruitment of 24 Barrack and Stores Officers was initiated in 2013. Observations made by UPSC in 2016 thereon have since been addressed. In the meantime, cadre review of Barrack and Stores Cadre which had been undertaken, was completed on 15th December, 2017, following which a number of posts have been upgraded and some have been abolished. These will require amendment of the recruitment rules before filling up of vacant posts.