GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB
DEPARTMENT OF WELFARE
WELFARE OF SCHEDULED CASTES AND BACKWARD CLASSES
All the Heads of Departments,
Commissioners of Divisions,
Deputy Commissioners and
Registrar, Punjab and Haryana High Court,
Dated Chandigarh, the 3rd June 1993.
Subject :Reservation for the members of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes in the cases of promotion.
In continuation of Punjab Government circular letter No. 6872-GC-66/24917 dated 23-8-66 read with letter No. 3180-SWI-70/893 dated 11.1.1971 the issue of reservation in promotion for members of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes has been considered afresh in the light of the Supreme Court Judgement in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 930 of 1990 Indira Sawhney and Others versus Union of India and others dated 16.11.1992. The State Government has decided to continue the existing benefit of reservation in promotion for members of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes already in force in the State for a period of 5 years from the date of the judgement unless revised orders or instructions are issued earlier to it.
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