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Telangana govt announces recruitment to fill 80,039 vacancies. Deets here

By Priyanka Verma 
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Telangana govt announces recruitment to fill 80,039 vacancies. Deets here

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday, March 9, announced immediate recruitment to fill up 80,039 vacancies in the state government. Making a statement in the Telangana Legislative Assembly, the Chief Minister said the notification for recruitment in the government departments would be implemented from today itself.

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The minister told the assembly that there are 91,142 direct recruitment vacancies in the State, “the services of 11,103 contract employees working against direct recruitment vacancies will be regularised.” Adding he said, “The recruitment process for the remaining vacancies of 80,039 would be taken up immediately.”

Rao said, all the vacancies will be identified in advance and an annual calendar for recruitments will be published.

“Notifications will be issued with sufficient time gap,” Roa added.

Further, Rao raised the upper age limit for all direct recruitments by 10 years. That means, the upper age limit for recruitment in OC will be 44, while SC, ST and BC will have a limit of 49, and PwDs at 54.

Roa mentions the government will notify 503 Group I, 582 Group II, 1,373 Group III and 9,168 Group IV posts in an expeditious manner. Meanwhile, he says, the Cadre-wise break up of vacancies would be 39,829 (District), 18,866 (Zonal), 13,170 (Multi Zonal) and 8,147 (Secretariat, HoDs, Universities).

Under department-wise vacancies breakup, 18,334 vacancies are in the home, 13,086 in secondary education, 12,755 in health, medical and family welfare and 7,878 are in higher education. 3,560 vacancies are in the revenue department, 4,311 vacancies are available in backward classes welfare. As for the environment, forest, science & technology department has 1,598 vacancies while Panchayat raj and rural development and labour & employment department has vacancies to the tune of 1,455 and 1,221 respectively.

Meanwhile, 1,146 vacancies are in the finance department, 801 in agriculture and co-operation, 563 in transport, roads and buildings department, whereas, animal husbandry fisheries and law have vacancies of 386 and 353 respectively. The lowest vacancies of 16 are in the energy department.

Rao said 95% reservation in favour of local candidates would be implemented in government employment from the lowest cadre of Office Subordinate to the highest cadre of RDO (Revenue Divisional Officer) as per the amendment to a relevant Presidential Order. The presidential order pertains to a new zonal system aimed at extending 95 per cent quota for local residents in government employment.

Highlighting the efforts made by his government to secure the Presidential Order towards ensuring benefit to local candidates, Rao said: “We have brought Presidential Orders with 95 per cent local quota to ensure that Telangana youth get their jobs on a permanent basis”. Telangana is the only state in the entire country that has achieved 95 per cent reservation for the locals in appointments to government services, he said.

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