Govt jobs - new feather in CM's cap

Govt jobs - new feather in CM

Transparent process is on to provide jobs to meritorious youth Hyderabad : The State government has achieved a record in creating government jobs. As...

Transparent process is on to provide jobs to meritorious youth

cm kiran kumar reddyHyderabad : The State government has achieved a record in creating government jobs. As promised, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has approved a massive creation of new posts and filling up of vacancies in various departments. Also, a transparent and speedy process is on to give jobs to the meritorious and eligible youth.

The Chief Minister has approved 1,87,144 government jobs from 2010. This is the first time in the history of the State that so many government jobs have been either newly created or vacancies have been filled in such a short span of time. This includes 1,52,794, which were sanctioned earlier and filling up of 34,450 jobs, that approved on May 23, 2013.

A comparative study shows that while the number of vacancies notified during 1998-99 to 2003-04 was 1,92,468, during 2004-05 to 2008-09 it was only 1,53,529. But in just over two years i.e. from 2010 till date the vacancies notified are 1,87,144. New posts created during this period by the Kiran Kumar Reddy government are 83,631.

The vacancies that were filled during 1998-99 to 2003-04 was 1,65,943 while it was only 1,46,380 during the period from 2004-05 to 2008-09 and from 2010 till date is a record 1,23,897.

The number of vacancies now proposed for direct recruitment and approved as on May 23 are 34,450. This includes 12,072 posts to be recruited by Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission, 7,346 by Departmental Selection Committee, 14 by Employment Exchange, 11,387 by AP State Level Police Recruitment Board and 133 by Universities. This includes 3,498 posts for which notification are to be issued immediately.

The departments where the jobs are created and vacancies are to be filled are Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Civil Supplies, Energy, Environment and Forest, Pollution Control Board, Finance, General Administration, I&PR, Health and Medical, Higher Education (Collegiate Education, Intermediate Education, Technical Education), Home, Housing, Industries & Commerce, Irrigation, Labour & Employment, Law, Municipal Administration, Panchayatraj, Revenue, School Education, Social Welfare, Transport, Roads & Buildings, Youth Affairs etc.

The Chief Minister sanctioned these posts not only to create jobs for qualified and eligible youth but also to increase efficiency and speed in the government departments.

He, however, made it clear to the departments that the recruitments should be absolutely transparent. Detailed notification from different departments and heads of departments are being issued. The Chief Minister also wanted these posts to be filled up as early as possible. He wanted the recruitment process to be speeded up.

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