78,980 vacancies in Govt Deptts

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Aug 25: State Government today said that there are 78,980 vacancies in various State departments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) including Gazetted, Non-Gazetted and Class IV.
While responding to a question of Congress MLA Indu Pawar, the Minister Incharge General Administrative Department in his written reply in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly said that there are 10, 416 gazetted cadre vacancies, 53, 299 non-gazetted and 14, 255 Class IV vacancies in various Government departments of the State.
The highest vacancies are in Education Department, 22, 896; followed by Home Department, 9067; and Health and Medical Education, 7019.
There is no vacancy in Information Technology while Public Service Commission has 4 vacancies, civil aviation 9 and SSB 36.
The Government said that recruitment process against the posts falling under the direct recruitment quota, as referred to various recruitment agencies is in progress. “So far 9295 posts have been filled up by various recruiting agencies since, March 2013”, the reply said. It said that the recruitment process in respect of other vacancies is under process.
Government said that besides for selection of over 5500 non-gazetted vacancies of different categories, the SSB has already issued schedule for conduct of examination in August/September, 2014.
“The recruitment for over 6530 posts has been finalized but orders cannot be issued in view of various Court directions”, the Government reply said adding that the PSC has recently made selection of 99 posts through Combined Competitive Examination-2013, and 63 posts of Veterinary Assistant Surgeons in Animal Husbandry and Veterinary services. “782 Gazetted appointments have also been made by PSC in Health and Medical Education Department since April 2013”, the reply reads.
The reply said: “For recruitment of class IV vacancies, various departmental Selection committees are in position, have been geared up and presently the process of filling up of Class IV vacancies is in progress, at different stages in different departments.”


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