Definition of Government Servant: Govt explained in Rajya Sabha
(b) whether employees of statutory and constitutional bodies are covered in it;
(c) if so, the details of relevant provisions where the same is clarified and if not, the reasons/justifications for the same;
(d) whether in view of the ambiguity on the issue, employees of the statutory/ constitutional bodies are denied membership of the Central Government Employees Welfare Organisation and such other bodies; and
(e) the corrective steps Government proposes to take to include the said employees in the category of Central Government employees?
(a): As per Rule 2(h) of CCS (CCA) Rules ‘Government servant’ means a person who- (i) is a member of a Service or holds a civil post under the Union, and includes any such person on foreign service or whose services are temporarily placed at the disposal of a State Government, or a local or other authority; (ii) is a member of a Service or holds a civil post under a State Government and whose services are temporarily placed at the disposal of the Central Government; (iii) is in the service of a local or other authority and whose services are temporarily placed at the disposal of the Central Government.
(b) & (c): The service conditions of the employees of statutory and constitutional bodies are regulated by the statute under which they are created.
(d) & (e): As per the “Compendium of Welfare Programmes/Instructions of facilities”, the Central Government Employees and the employee of Delhi Administration, shall qualify for regular membership of Central Government Employees Welfare Association in receipt of the grant-in-aid from the Department of Personnel & Training. The Membership shall not be open to the employees of the private shops/companies, Bank, Autonomous Bodies, Public Sector Undertakings, New Delhi Municipal Committee, Municipal Corporation of Delhi and Bodies created by or under any specific Act of Parliament.