The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that the details of casual labourers working in various oil PSUs are given below:
|Name of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)||No. of casual labours||No. of workers on fixed term employment|
|Indian Oil Corporation Limited||30(26 since November, 1998, 04 since May, 1999)|
|Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited||Nil||01|
|Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited||436(207 less than 20 years and
229 more than 20 years)
|Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.||28||Nil|
|Engineers India Limited||01(Employed since 2003)||Nil|
|Balmer Lawrie Co. Limited||Nil||243|
|Biecco Lawrie Limited||Nil|
The casual labours in Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. are treated as departmental candidates and given first consideration in appointment against regular post as and when vacancy arises, subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria as per Recruitment and Promotion Rules of the Company.
In Oil India Ltd., “identified contract labours” are given age relaxation to the extent of service rendered in the Company during normal recruitment process, subject to fulfilment of other eligibility criteria.