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Karnataka makes quota mandatory for government contract jobs | India News

BENGALURU: Good news for its 75,000-plus outsourced employeesKarnataka on Monday issued an order mandating reservations jobs with government contracts in all its departments, with 33% of these positions reserved for women.
This was part of the Congress manifesto announced for the Assembly elections last year. It fits in with the existing reservation policy applied to permanent government positions.
The government usually engages external agencies to provide staff for Group-C and Group-D posts. The order, issued by DPAR, states that the reservation policy will apply to outsourced jobs lasting more than 45 days and employing more than 20 people. It also states that if an employee resigns, the vacancy must be filled by someone from the same reservation category.