2. Captain CAZALET
asked the Secretary of State for India what is the present number of Indians in the Indian Civil Service, and how many are actually employed at the present moment in an administrative capacity as commissioners, district commissioners, or collectors?
§ Mr. BUTLER
According to the latest available civil lists issued by the various provincial governments, there are 394 Indians in the Indian Civil Service. In addition, 127 Indian members of the provincial services and officers recruited from the Bar are permanently employed in Indian Civil Service posts, making a total of 521. Of these, two are shown as being actually employed as commissioners, and 105 as deputy commissioners or collectors.