The much-awaited job recruitment drive by the State government was set in motion on Saturday with Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao signing a file approving filling up of 15,000 jobs in 15 key departments.
The State government has also relaxed the upper age limit by ten years. The maximum age limit has been increased from the present 34 years to 44 years.
Rao signed the file giving permission to fill up 15,000 jobs in 15 departments. In the first phase of recruitment drive, posts in Agriculture, Horticulture, Medical and Health, Municipal Administration, Panchayat Raj, Energy, Police, Fire, RWS, Excise, Commercial Taxes, Stamps and Revenue, Roads and Buildings, Transport and GHMC will be filled up.
Around 8,000 jobs will be filled up in Police and Fire Departments by recruiting SIs and constables. Another 2,681 jobs will be filled up in Energy Department. Another 4,300 jobs will be filled up in all other departments. Except Police and Energy, the vacancies in all other departments will be filled through TS Public Service Commission (TSPSC).
The posts in police departments will be filled up through State Level Police Recruitment Board and the jobs in Energy department will be filled up through TS Genco, TS Transo and Discoms.
After signing the file, the Chief Minister directed the officials to continue the existing guidelines for the time being for recruiting State, Zonal and District-level posts. The recruitment drive will begin soon with a public notification of the vacancies and eligibility criteria.
Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao had announced on the first formation day of the State on June 2 that the State government will soon fill up 25,000 vacancies in various departments.
Rao had said that recruitment exercise will get underway in July. Keeping his assurance, Rao signed the file for filling 15,000 out of promised 25,000 jobs. “The unemployed have been waiting for long for jobs and we can’t make them wait any longer,’’ Rao had said at the formation day celebrations.
- Maximum age limit raised to 44 from 34 years
- 8,000 jobs in Police and Fire Departments
- KCR had promised on June 2 to fill up 25,000 posts
- TS PSC to oversee most appointments
Source: The New Indian Express