examinations by various recruitment agencies. Government now proposes to introduce a
      common eligibility test to short-list the candidates for vacancies of Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted and
      below through a computer based/online mode test for Tier-1 examination to be conducted by
      SSC. There will be common registration of candidates through National Career Service (NCS)
      portal. Final selection will be made through specialised Tier-11 examination to be conducted by
      individual recruitment agencies.
      (d) Self-Certification for Appointment
            From June, 2016, the recruiting agencies now issue provisional appointment letters based on
      the self certification of the candidates. The police verification is to be conducted within six
      months to confirm the appointment. The idea is to response trust on the citizen and minimise
      delays due to police verification.
      (e) Accelerated filling up of Divyaang Jan Vacancies
            Providing equal opportunity to Divyaang Jan, special recruitment drive launched in May,
      2015 to fill up 15,694 vacancies of persons with disabilities in central government, of which
      13,492 vacancies have already filled up.
      (f) Benefit of Reservation to ex-Servicemen
            Earlier ex-servicemen were provided one chance to join any civil employment. As per new
      instructions, they will get chance to join any of the choice post for which he/she had applied
      before joining the civil employment.
      (g) Citizen Centricity in Administration
            RTI online portal has been expanded to cover all public authorities registered with the CIC
      for ease of access to inform by citizens. All public authorities have been aligned.
      (h) Placement of Senior Appointment
            It has been ensured that appointments and placements to senior positions are based on merit
      and integrity. Multi-source feedback for empanelment for the posts of Joint Secretary and above
      has been introduced. The Banks Board Bureau was established for conducting the selection for
      appointment to board level position in public sector banks. In order to increase the catchment
      area and to utilise the skill sets of executives working in the private sector/state PSEs, executives
      from the private (sector/state PSEs have also been made eligible for appointment to board level
      positions in Central Public Sector Enterprises.
      (i) Anti Corruption Strategies
            Government of India has been following the policy of “zero tolerance towards corruption”.
      The overall objectives of “maximum governance minimum Government” can only be realized if
      government and its agencies work in an environment which is citizen centric, transparent and
      corruption free. In order to achieve these objectives both preventive and punitive actions have
      been taken.
      (j) Intensive Review for Premature Retirement
            With a view to weed out ineffective, inefficient and officers of doubtful integrity, intensive
      review of records of all government employees is carried out under Rule FR 56 J and other
      corresponding provisions. Measures have been taken to compulsorily retire officers of doubtful
      integrity against whom frequent complaints and cases have been lodged after thorough scrutiny
      of the service records.