In a Landmark Judgment SC Directs Govt. to extend 3% Reservation for disabled Persons

In a Landmark Judgment SC Directs Govt. to extend 3% Reservation for disabled Persons

In a Landmark Judgment, Supreme Court of India has directed the Government to extend the reservation for ‘persons with disability’ in all identified posts including Group A and Group B, irrespective of the mode of filling up of such posts. A Two Judge Bench comprising of Justices J.Chelameswar and Abhay Manohar Sapre in Rajeev Kumar Gupta & Others Vs Union of India & Others quashed the two office memoranda No.36035/16/91-Estt. (SCT) dated 18.02.1997 and No.36035/3/2004-Estt. (RES) dated 29.12.2005 issued by the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India, terming them as illegal and inconsistent with the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.

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