22.05 crore applied for government jobs since 2014, only 7.22 lakh got recruited, shows data

Katie R. Ochoa

Only 7.22 lakh aspirants out of 22.05 crore who utilized for central government careers have been recruited due to the fact 2014, Parliament was knowledgeable on Wednesday.

Union Minister of State for Staff, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh presented the information in the Lok Sabha in response to a concern by Congress MP from Telangana, Anumula Revanth Reddy.

The highest recruitment in central authorities posts was designed in 2019-’20 – the yr of elections to the Lok Sabha – when 1.47 lakh people have been appointed.

Yr-wise data of candidates appointment in diverse govt departments. |Resource: LokSabha.nic.in

Prior to this, the range of candidates picked for governing administration jobs was in constant decline since 2014-’15 when 1.30 lakh aspirants were appointed.

In accordance to the details, 1.11 lakh candidates have been chosen in 2015-’16, 1.01 lakh in 2016-’17, 76,147 in 2017-’18 and 38,100 in 2018-’19. In 2020-’21 and 2021-’22, the figures have been 78,555 and 38,850.

In phrases of applications, the highest quantity of aspirants – 5.09 crore – utilized for work in departments of the central federal government in 2018-’19. The most affordable was in 2019-’20 with 1.78 crore candidates.

12 months-smart data of programs gained for appointment in different federal government departments. |Supply: LokSabha.nic.in

In his reply on Wednesday, Singh said that work technology was a priority for the govt. He also outlined many initiatives taken by the government for building employment.

“Budget 2021-22 introduced Generation Linked Incentive [PLI] schemes, with an outlay of Rs. 1.97 lakh crore, for a interval of 5 years starting from 2021-22. The PLI Strategies becoming carried out by the governing administration have the likely for developing 60 lakh new positions,” he said.

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