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3.37 lakh women employees across various departments of central government

By PTI | 12 Aug, 2015, 02.02PM IST
NEW DELHI: Over three lakh women  employees are working in various central government departments across the  country, Lok Sabha was informed  today.

Replying to a question, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said there are  various historical and social reasons for women employees being lesser in  number.

"Estimated women employment in major central government offices  as on March 31, 2011 is 3.37 lakh," he said in a written reply.

There are about 48 lakh central government employees.

"There are  various historical and social reasons for the women employees being lesser in
number," the Minister said.

In reply to another question, Singh said  there was no proposal under the consideration of the government to provide 33  per cent reservation to women in central government offices.

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