Amaravati: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy released the results of Village Secretariat examinations on Thursday, through which around 1.26 lakh candidates will become government servants. The tests were conducted between September 1 and 8 by the department of Panchayat Raj and Rural Development. Around 20 lakh candidates appeared for 12 job categories to work in 11,158 Village Secretariats across the state. This examination is the first-of-its-kind massive recruitment in AP history. The CM had declared that new employees would join their posts on October 2, and as per his wish, candidates will start their service from Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary.
CM Jagan in the presence of Ministers Botsa Satyanarayana, Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy and other concerned officers released the results and congratulated the personnel for making the massive exercise a grand success. “I congratulate everyone selected for the jobs. We will provide training to the recruits, and they would serve the people with dedication. Congratulations to the officials who organised these exams impartially without any complaints. Revolutionary changes in governance would come through the Village secretariat. Government schemes would be delivered to people’s doorsteps irrespective of their caste, creed and political affiliations,” Jagan said.
It is important to note that only 1,98,184 candidates out of 19.5 lakh passed the examination, and it seems that two out of three candidates will get the job. 24,583 candidates were selected in the General category, 1,00,494 in BC category, 63,629 of SC category and 9,458 in ST category. The selection will be based on the marks they got in the examination.