S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Under Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

Reservation Cell for SC, ST, PwD and OBC

Reservation Cell for SC, ST, PwD and OBC

In pursuance of DoPT Office Memorandum No. 43011/153/2010- Estt. (Res) dated 4th January 2013 and to assist the Liaison Officer in matters related to reservations in posts and services as per Government of India rules for functioning of Reservation Cell of S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata a Reservation Cell for SC, ST, PwD and OBC has been constituted. The members of the Reservation Cell of the Centre are:

Dr. Ramkrishna Das

Associate Professor & Liaison Officer, SC & ST


Prof. Manik Pradhan



Ms. Nibedita Konar

Deputy Registrar (Academic)


Mr. Debashish Bhattacharjee

Deputy Registrar (Administration)


Link for OFFICE MEMORANDUM Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel and Training)

Office Order : Reservation Cell for SC, ST, PwD and OBC

Responsibilities of the Liaison Officer as per DoPT O.M. No.43011/153/2010-Estt.(Res.) dated the 4th January, 2013:

  1. Ensuring due compliance by the subordinate appointing authorities with the orders and instructions pertaining to the reservation of vacancies in favor of the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Persons with Disabilities/ the Other Backward Classes and other benefits admissible to them.
  2. Ensuring timely submission of SC/ST/OBC and PwD Reports I and II by each appointment authority in the Ministry/ Department concerned and ensuring scrutiny and consolidation of the above reports in respect of all establishments and services in and under the control of the Ministry/Department and sending the consolidated reports in the prescribed proforma to the Department of Personnel & Training.
  3. The Liaison officers have to endorse the non- availability of an SC/ST/OBC Officer for being associated in the DPC before actually convening the DPC. Therefore, it will be one of the duties of the Liaison Officers to acquaint themselves well in time about the dates of various DPCs which will be held in future. He should have with him a ready list of officers of various levels belonging to SC/ST of a few sister departments/ ministries so that whenever requirement arises, an SC/ST officer of appropriate level consistent with the level of the other members of the DPC and the level of appointment for which a DPC is proposed to be convened, can always be associated as a member. Such a list may be prepared by the Liaison Officers by informally consulting the administrative wing of other Ministries/Departments
  4. Ensuring that while making a reference to the Department of Personnel and Training and to the National Commission for Scheduled Castes/the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes for dereservation of reserved vacancies, full details in support of the proposal for dereservation are given.
  5. Ensuring the extension of necessary assistance to the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes in the investigation of complaints received by the Commission, in regard to service matters and in the collection of information for their annual reports.
  6. Conducting annual inspection of the reservation registers/rosters maintained in the Ministry/Department/Offices under the control of the Ministry/Department with a view to ensuring proper implementation of the reservation orders.
  7. Acting as Liaison Officer between the Ministry/Department and the Department of Personnel & Training for supply of other information, answering questions and queries and clearing doubts in regard to matters covered by the reservation orders.