LIC bound by Article 14; cannot substitute open recruitment with absorption of part-time workers: Supreme Court

The apex court held that the recruitment of temporary workers cannot substitute the recruitment process based on sanctioned posts which is consistent with the principles of reservations and equal opportunities to all.
Justices Chandrachud, Vikram nath and Surya Kant
Justices Chandrachud, Vikram nath and Surya Kant

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) being a statutory body, is bound by the mandate of Articles 14 and 16 of the Constitution of India [Ranbir Singh v SK Roy, Chairman, Life Insurance Corporation of India & Anr.].

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