Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Sept 9: Jammu and Kashmir is set to witness a major recruitment as the government has sought details about number of vacancies from departmental heads.
The development comes days after Governor Satya Pal Malik's announcement of 50,000 new jobs.
Malik recently made an announcement that 50,000 jobs would be provided to youth of Jammu and Kashmir in the next few months.
The Finance Department has now sought list of posts lying vacant in government departments.
As per the official document of Finance Department, the departments have been told to provide details about the number of vacant posts.
"Number of temporary posts created for regularization of pre-1994 daily wagers and the number out of such posts which cease to exist by way of retirement or adjustment of regularized workers against normal vacancies, as the case be. No of vacant posts available during the year indicating separately the number of such posts filled on contractual/ consolidated / adhoc basis," the document reads.
Similarly, the heads of departments have been told to furnish details of number of regularized daily wagers who have been adjusted against normal vacancies.
An official of Finance Department said that once the departments submit the list of vacancies, the government would initiate a process to make the recruitments.
"The actual number of vacancies will be known when departments submit the list to the government," the official said.
The government in July banned recruitments in government departments, public sector undertakings, and universities.
As per the directives of the Finance Department, no procurement of goods and services shall be made by the public sector undertakings, autonomous bodies, societies aided by state government without following a transparent bidding process.
"No new posts shall be created by the PSUs, autonomous bodies, without the prior concurrence of Finance department. No recruitment shall be made by public sector undertakings, autonomous bodies, societies, without following a transparent and due process including advertisements inviting applications from eligible candidates irrespective of class of the posts," the Finance Department order reads.
"Further, PSU, autonomous bodies, societies are instructed to undertake the changes as may be required in their bye-laws, regulations with the approval of competent authority," the order added.