Ina major PSU news update, Policy/Instructions of the Government of India on the reservation for physically challenged persons and recruitment of women are applicable for Public Sector Undertakings also. However, no separate scheme/policy for Public Sector Enterprises has been formulated. In Public Sector Undertakings under Department of Heavy Industry, 77 physically challenged persons and 243 women were recruited during the last three years and the current year, against the target as per the policy of Government of India on the reservation for physically challenged persons and recruitment of women.
This information was given by Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Shri G.M. Siddeshwara in a written reply in Lok Sabha.