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'More than 50% Women Reservation in Nursing Attendants Posts Permissible?': Supreme Court to Examine Issue in plea challenging AIIMS decision

Lawstreet Journal 15 Jul 2021 11:14pm

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The Supreme Court on Friday, 9th July 2021, issued notice in a plea filed challenging the decision taken by AIIMS to provide 80% reservation to women with regard to direct recruitment to post of Nursing Attendants. A three- Judge Bench of Justices UU Lalit, Ajay Rastogi and Aniruddha Bose issued notice returnable on 6th September 2021.

Heard Mr. Ishkaran Singh Bhandari, Advocate, in support of the petition, who has placed certain judgments on the issue whether more than 50 per cent seats in respect of the posts of Nursing Attendants could be reserved for the females. There appears divergence of views," the Bench noted.

The present plea has been filed by a group of male nurses challenging order of the Patna High Court dated 23rd Sept 2020, dismissing their plea challenging order of Central Administrative Tribunal, Patna.

The plea before the Patna High Court was filed against CAT's decision to dismiss the petitioner's application challenging the Office Memorandum dated 28th October 2019 issued by Central Body Institute of AIIMS for providing 80% reservation to women with regard to direct recruitment to post of Nursing Officers.

The application had also challenged the AIIMS Patna's Corrigendum dated 15th Jan 2020 notifying posts of Nursing Officers (Staff Gr II) for direct recruitment reserving 80% seats for women.

According to the present plea, the present petitioners have diploma/degree in General Nursing Midwifery from Indian Nursing Council, and are employees of AIIMS Patna, on contractual basis who legitimately expect their future advancements in form… Continue Reading...


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