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Economy booms, pvt sector continues to expand, but youth chases govt jobs

Since 2014, India's GDP has grown from $2 trillion to near $3.5 trillion in fiscal 2023-24 (April-March) and is expected to expand 7.2 per cent in the current year

Economy booms, pvt sector continues to expand, but youth chases govt jobs
Updated On : 21 Jul 2024 | 8:19 AM IST

Too late for talks: Bangladesh students demand action; death toll hits 39

Bangladesh quota protest: Fresh violence broke out on Thursday resulting in 18 deaths and leaving more 25,000 injured. Indian students in Kolkata show solidarity with protestors

Too late for talks: Bangladesh students demand action; death toll hits 39
Updated On : 19 Jul 2024 | 11:13 AM IST

Bangladesh student protest: Rally, deaths, nationwide shutdowns, and more

Explained: What is Bangladesh's new job quota and how student protests turned violent leading to nationwide school, university, and transport shutdowns

Bangladesh student protest: Rally, deaths, nationwide shutdowns, and more
Updated On : 18 Jul 2024 | 3:06 PM IST

Violent clashes over quota in govt jobs leave scores injured in Bangladesh

Police fired tear gas and charged with batons during violent clashes between a pro-government student body and student protesters overnight, leaving dozens injured at a public university outside Bangladesh's capital, police and students said Tuesday. The violence spread early Tuesday at Jahangir Nagar University in Savar, outside Dhaka, where the protesters were demanding an end to a government job quota for family members of heroes who fought in Bangladesh's war of independence in 1971. The quota system also reserves government jobs for women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups. The system was suspended in 2018, which brought similar protests to a halt at the time. But in a decision last month, Bangladesh's High Court asked for the 30% quota for veterans' descendants to be restored. That triggered fresh protests, with demonstrators supporting the 6% quota for disabled people and ethnic groups but not for the descendants of the independence war heroes. The Supreme Court las

Violent clashes over quota in govt jobs leave scores injured in Bangladesh
Updated On : 16 Jul 2024 | 11:42 AM IST

1.52 lakh safety category posts vacant, says Railways in RTI reply

Out of around 10 lakh sanctioned posts under the safety category in the Indian Railways, more than 1.5 lakh are vacant, the Railway Ministry has said in response to an application under the Right to Information Act in March. Officials, however, have said the safety of trains is of topmost priority and the railways has made significant investments in this matter in the past 10 years while also taking up many structural and systemic improvements that have had a positive impact on safe operations. Safety category posts include train drivers, inspectors, crew controllers, loco instructors, train controllers, track maintainers, station masters, pointsmen, electric signal maintainers and signalling supervisors among others. Being directly involved in the running of trains, personnel in these posts are crucial to safe train operations. "The total number of sanctioned, on roll (working) and vacant posts in safety category of Indian Railways, as available in this office, as on 01.03.2024 ..

1.52 lakh safety category posts vacant, says Railways in RTI reply
Updated On : 19 Jun 2024 | 4:44 AM IST

Unemployment biggest worry in India, world's fastest growing economy: Poll

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP, widely expected to return to power for a third straight term, had promised to create more jobs when elected in 2014

Unemployment biggest worry in India, world's fastest growing economy: Poll
Updated On : 24 Apr 2024 | 8:43 AM IST

Govt jobs alert: UPSC to Income Tax dept, here is the list of jobs to apply

The craze for government jobs is increasing day by day among Indian youth. Here is the list of such jobs that one can apply to

Govt jobs alert: UPSC to Income Tax dept, here is the list of jobs to apply
Updated On : 15 Apr 2024 | 12:33 PM IST

Lok Sabha polls: Congress unveils 5 guarantees to woo youth in poll promise

A Congress government will guarantee a "bharti bharosa" to the youth, where the Centre will take steps to fill three million vacant government jobs

Lok Sabha polls: Congress unveils 5 guarantees to woo youth in poll promise
Updated On : 07 Mar 2024 | 8:52 PM IST

All vacant posts in Centre being filled in mission mode: Govt to Lok Sabha

All vacant posts in Central government organisations are being filled in a mission mode, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. 'Rozgar Mela' is one of the steps towards fulfilling the government's commitment of according the highest priority to employment generation, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to a question. He said Rozgar Melas are being held across the country and the new appointees are inducted into various Central ministries, departments, Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs) and autonomous bodies, including health and education institutes and public sector banks among others. "Filling up vacant posts in various ministries and departments is a continuous process. All vacant posts are being filled in a mission mode," Singh said, adding that employment generation in the country coupled with improving the employability of youth is the priority of the Central government. Accordingly, the Government of India announced the Aatmanirb

All vacant posts in Centre being filled in mission mode: Govt to Lok Sabha
Updated On : 20 Dec 2023 | 2:57 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh govt to provide 35% reservation for women in govt jobs

The state government has made amendment to the Madhya Pradesh Civils Services (Special Provision for Appointment of Women) Rules, 1997 to give 35% reservation to women

Madhya Pradesh govt to provide 35% reservation for women in govt jobs
Updated On : 05 Oct 2023 | 10:12 AM IST

PM Modi to distribute 51,000 appointment letters under Rozgar Mela today

The recruitment is taking place across central government departments as well as state governments and UTs

PM Modi to distribute 51,000 appointment letters under Rozgar Mela today
Updated On : 26 Sep 2023 | 10:26 AM IST

Assam to advertise 22,000 govt jobs in two months, says CM Himanta

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has announced that 22,000 posts will be advertised within the next two months in order to recruit one lakh people for government jobs under the present BJP-led regime. At an official function, Sarma distributed appointment letters to 514 candidates of the last Assam Direct Recruitment Examination (ADRE) to fill up vacancies in Class-III and Class-IV posts under various departments. The total number of government jobs offered till date during his term as the chief minister stands at 87,402, Sarma said. "Within a month or two, advertisements for recruitment to fill another 22,000 vacancies will be published. That will take the total number of recruitments to well above the 1-lakh promised earlier," he said on Sunday. The BJP had promised to provide one lakh government jobs in Assam during the campaigning of the 2021 assembly polls. Sarma said the decision to offer one lakh jobs to unemployed youths of Assam was ratified by the state cabinet i

Assam to advertise 22,000 govt jobs in two months, says CM Himanta
Updated On : 04 Sep 2023 | 9:31 AM IST

Another 2,000 promotions for govt employees by year end: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday said that almost 2,000 promotions in Assistant Section Officer (ASO) and other grades are in process and are likely to be completed by this year-end. He stated this while meeting a delegation of central secretariat employees, including representatives of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS) forum and direct recruits of limited departmental competitive examination (LDCE), who had jointly called on the minister. Singh, the Minister of State for Personnel, said that last year alone about 9,000 mass promotions were made and, prior to that, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) granted 4,000 promotions in three years. The minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is very keen that hardworking and performing officials should be provided with a work-friendly environment as well as timely service benefits so that they remain motivated to give in their best for nation-building. The government led by Prime Minister Modi has been granti

Another 2,000 promotions for govt employees by year end: Jitendra Singh
Updated On : 31 Jul 2023 | 9:12 PM IST

Culture Ministry has 4,919 posts lying vacant, govt tells Lok Sabha

As many as 4,919 posts are lying vacant against the sanctioned strength of 13,865 which cover the Culture Ministry and its attached, subordinate and autonomous bodies, Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy informed the Lok Sabha on Monday. Asked whether the ministry and other departments and bodies under its control have a "shortage of manpower" compared to sanctioned posts, he replied in the affirmative. "There are 4,919 posts lying vacant against the sanctioned strength of 13,865 which cover the ministry and its attached, subordinate and autonomous bodies. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has 3,696 centrally protected monuments in various states and Union Territories of the country. "ASI takes up maintenance and conservation work of these monuments and sites regularly, as per availability of resources. Upkeep of the monuments is a continuous process," he said. Reddy said, "There is no centrally protected monument/site which has been badly affected due to shortage of staff

Culture Ministry has 4,919 posts lying vacant, govt tells Lok Sabha
Updated On : 24 Jul 2023 | 10:12 PM IST

Congress attacks Centre for distributing appointment letters after delays

The Congress on Saturday hit out at the government over the holding of Rozgar mela, saying it was distributing appointment letters in instalments as if it has fulfilled the BJP's promise of giving 2 crore jobs every year. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge said there are 30 lakh posts lying vacant in various government departments and the sanctioned posts being filled now are those that were to be filled long ago. He claimed about 20,000 MSME industries have shut down in the country in just three years. "In government departments alone, 30 lakh posts are lying vacant. But the event-Jeevi head of the Modi government, Modi ji by distributing recruitment letters in instalments is showing as if he has fulfilled the BJP's promise of giving 2 crore jobs every year. "Those are sanctioned government posts and they should have been filled long ago," he said in a tweet in Hindi. Kharge claimed that in the last nine years, events of Start-Up India, Skill India, Stand-Up India were organis

Congress attacks Centre for distributing appointment letters after delays
Updated On : 22 Jul 2023 | 4:35 PM IST

Shrinking of sarkari naukri: Why it's empty chairs in central govt jobs

Ministries and departments are hardly recruiting, but is that helping save costs?

Shrinking of sarkari naukri: Why it's empty chairs in central govt jobs
Updated On : 23 Jun 2023 | 12:38 PM IST

Jharkhand bandh demanding 100% reservation in jobs evokes mixed response

Public transport was affected and schools remained closed as the 12-hour shutdown by several students' organisations demanding 100 per cent reservation for locals in state government jobs evoked a mixed response in Jharkhand on Wednesday. Members of different organisations under the banner of the Jharkhand State Students' Union (JSSU) took to the streets to enforce a state-wide shutdown, which began at 6pm. Several student leaders were detained across the state for blocking roads by burning tyres and creating a ruckus, police said. Long-route buses were mostly off the roads and schools remained closed in many districts. However, shops, offices and business establishments were open in most of the districts, and auto-rickshaws operated as usual. "Over 30 bandh supporters were detained in Ranchi for trying to create disturbance in traffic movement," Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kishor Kaushal said. He said the district administration made an elaborate arrangement in view of

Jharkhand bandh demanding 100% reservation in jobs evokes mixed response
Updated On : 19 Apr 2023 | 8:13 PM IST

Govt invites applications for 40 posts at SFIO on deputation basis

The government has sought applications for filling 40 positions, including posts of additional director and joint directors, at the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) on a deputation basis. Applications have been invited for 40 posts that include positions of Additional Director, Joint Director, and Deputy Director among others in the areas of financial transaction, capital market, forensic audit, investigation, law and corporate law, according to a public notice. Applicants must be officers working under the central or state governments/ union territories or public sector undertakings or semi-government or autonomous bodies or statutory organizations. The vacancies to be filled up on a deputation basis, are across SFIO offices in the national capital, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad. "Applications from eligible officers in the prescribed proforma may forward their application through proper channel to the Director, SFIO... New Delhi," the notice said. SFIO, which c

Govt invites applications for 40 posts at SFIO on deputation basis
Updated On : 10 Apr 2023 | 7:09 PM IST

Puducherry CM assures fair selection of candidates via tests for govt posts

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Tuesday assured the territorial assembly that there would be fair selection of candidates for postings in government departments through competitive examinations. He was responding to the apprehensions expressed by the ruling BJP legislator P M L Kalyanasundaram over rumours that there were other ways of selection for the posts of lower and upper division clerks (LDCs and UDCs). "This rumour has come to cause concern among the young aspirants who had applied for the examination," Kalyanasundaram said. The CM in his reply to the member's representation said, "selection examination through competitive tests for the posts of LDCs and UDCs would be fair and none should get hoodwinked." He further said his government has taken steps to fill all vacant posts in the government departments. Of the 10,000 vacant posts the government will post 6,000 posts through examinations and the remaining 4000 would be filled through promotions. Rangasamy also .

Puducherry CM assures fair selection of candidates via tests for govt posts
Updated On : 14 Mar 2023 | 1:35 PM IST

OBC appointments in jobs above 27% during 2014-21: Centre to Rajya Sabha

The data on government positions has been collated from information uploaded by different ministries and departments on the Representation of Reserved Categories in Posts and Services (RRCPS) portal

OBC appointments in jobs above 27% during 2014-21: Centre to Rajya Sabha
Updated On : 09 Feb 2023 | 7:00 AM IST