Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir administration has identified 23000 posts for filling up them on immediate basis, a report tabled in the Parliament has revealed.
In its report, the department -related parliamentary standing committee has revealed that it was informed that 22,379 pots have been identified by Jammu & Kashmir government in different departments for filling up them on immediate basis
“To oversee the recruitment and to have a single nodal point, the government of J&K constituted an Accelerated Recruitment Committee (ARC) with the aim to identify vacancies across various departments which could be filled up on immediate basis. The committee in the phase-I identified 10,000 class-IV vacancies across various departments, out of which 8,575 have already been put to advertisement by the Board under the provisions of Jammu and Kashmir, Appointment to Class-IV (Special Recruitment) Rules, 2020. As part of phase-II of accelerated recruitments drive, the committee has identified 12,379 gazetted and non-gazetted vacancies which comprises of 533 gazetted and 11,846 non-gazetted vacancies,” reads the report.
According to the report, out of the posts identified in phase-II, 383 gazetted and 7,433 non-gazetted vacancies have already been referred to the recruiting agencies.
In May last year, the Jammu & Kashmir administration had constituted a panel for accelerating recruitment process which had come to halt abrogation of the Article 370 in August 2019.
The general administration department(GAD) constituted the panel to identify vacancies on immediate basis in different government departments and for monitoring the recruitment process.
On February 18, 2020, Union Home Ministry had informed the Parliamentary panel that the J&K administration has identified nearly 84,000 vacant government posts in the newly created Union Territory.
According to the Ministry’s reply, as many as 76453 vacancies are of non-gazetted and Class IV level and 7552 are gazetted posts.
It is pertinent to mention that J&K’s last Governor Satya Pal Malik had on August 28, 2019 announced that 50000 vacancies in government departments would be filled soon.