Jagan instructs officials to fill govt vacancies, follow job calendar

The officials informed the Chief Minister that 39,654 posts were filled in 2021-22 of which 39,310 posts were in the medical and health department

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  17 Jun 2022 2:24 PM GMT
Jagan instructs officials to fill govt vacancies, follow job calendar

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy on 17 June directed officials to prepare an action plan to fill vacancies in various departments. He asked them to follow the job calendar and begin recruitment. During a review meeting held at the camp office here on Friday, the Chief Minister said 39,654 posts were filled in 2021-22, while 1.26 lakh permanent jobs were created in the village and ward secretariats. Another 50,000 people were taken in by the government by merging RTC.

The Chief Minister directed the officials to fill vacancies in the medical and health department by end of June, associate professor posts in the higher education department by September, and APPSC posts by March. He asked them to prepare an action plan in this regard. Jagan said the state government has been spending a lot of money on health and education but they won't benefit anyone if posts are not filled in these sectors. He said the recruitment of teachers in the higher education department, including regular and contract jobs, should be transparent and effective.

The Chief Minister instructed the officials to prepare an action plan for the recruitment of police officers and said recruitment should be done regularly as per the plan. The officials informed the Chief Minister that 39,654 posts were filled in 2021-22 of which 39,310 posts were in the medical and health department. They said 47,465 posts were notified of which 83.5% were filled in a year. They said 16.5% of posts, which was about 8,000 posts, are yet to be filled of which 1,198 posts are in the medical and health department.

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