Over 6.83 Lakh Posts Vacant In Central Government Departments: In a recent reply in Rajyasabha the Minister Of State In the Ministry Of Personnel, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that there are over 6.83 Lakh Posts are vacant In the Central Government Departments. The official reply to the Parliament Question PDF is available here to download.
We have already shared RRB NTPC & RRC Group D Status Railway Minister Reply To Parliament Question. Mr. Sushil Kumar Gupta and Dr. Santanu Sen asked some questions regarding sanctioned & vacant posts in Central government departments in Rajasabha on 05th March 2020. In this post we are sharing the Official Reply by the Minister Of Personnel, Dr. Jitendra Singh on these questions.
Over 6.83 Lakh Posts Vacant In Central Government Departments
|Article Name||Over 6.83 Lakh Posts Vacant In Central Government Departments|
|Name Of The Job||Central Government Jobs|
|Total Sanctioned Posts||38,02,779|
|Total Employee In Position||31,18,956|
|Total Vacant Posts||6,83,823|
|Question By||Mr. Sushil Kumar Gupta and Dr. Santanu Sen|
|Replied By||Dr. Jitendra Singh|
Vacant Posts In Central Services: Questions
On 05th March 2020, In an Unstarred Question No. 1713 Mr. Sushil Kumar Gupta & Dr. Santanu Sen asked in Rajyasabha:
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state:
- whether it is a fact that there are lakhs of Central Government jobs/posts lying vacant and Government has not taken any steps to fill up these vacant posts;
- the details of number of posts lying vacant and the reasons for not filling up these sanctioned posts, category-wise;
- the details of posts abolished in the last 10 years, year-wise and its reasons therefor; and
- the measures taken by Government to fill up vacant posts in the Central Government Services in a time bound manner for various categories?
Central Government Jobs: Minister Of Personnel Reply
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH
(a) & (b): As per Annual Report of Pay Research Unit of Department of Expenditure, following is position w.r.t vacancies in the Central Government as on 01.03.2018:
|Employee in position||31,18,956|
Category-wise details of the sanctioned posts and employees in position in various Ministries/Departments as on 01.03.2018 are at Annexure-I.
Vacancies in the Central Government are caused due to retirement, resignation, death, promotion etc. and the posts falling vacant are required to be filled as per recruitment rules framed by the concerned Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations.
Filling up of vacant posts is a continuous process depending on the vacancies arising across Ministries/Departments during the year and action calendar of the recruiting agencies.
Department Wise Vacant Posts In Central Government Jobs
During the year 2019-20, three recruiting agencies namely, Union Public Service Commission, Staff Selection Commission & Railway Recruitment Board have made recommendations for recruitment to the following posts:-
|Recruitment Agency||Vacant Posts|
Further, recruiting agencies like SSC, Railway Recruitment Board, Postal Service Board and Ministry of Defence are in process of filling up of 3,10,832 vacant posts, including 27,652 vacant posts of defence civilians.
(C) & (d): Government issues instructions from time to time for timely and advance action to fill up the vacant posts. Recently, all Ministries/Departments of the Central Government have been requested to take time bound action to fill the existing vacancies in various Ministries/Departments and their attached/subordinate offices vide OM No. 43014/03/2019Estt(B) dated 21.01.2020.
To reduce the recruitment cycle, recruiting agencies have switched over to computer based on line test, interview for non-gazetted posts has been discontinued and provisional appointment is being made pending verification of antecedents of the candidates.
However, no centralised data of posts abolished in maintained.
Central Government Recruitment 2020: Conclusion
Vacancies in the central government are caused due to retirement, resignation, death, promotion etc. and the posts falling vacant are required to be filled as per recruitment rules by the concerned Ministries/Departments/organisations.
To reduce the recruitment cycle, recruiting agencies have switched over to computer based online test, interview for non-gazetted posts has been discontinued and provisional appointment is being made pending verification of antecedents of the candidates.
Out of the total of 38,02,779 sanctioned strength, 31,18,956 employees were in position, as on 05th March 2020.