Guwahati: Over 1 lakh government jobs are vacant in the state since 2016, Minister Ranjit Kumar Dass claimed on Tuesday, in reaction to an unstarred query elevated by Debabrata Saikia, Chief of the Opposition, in the ongoing Spending budget Session.
A overall of 1,07,149 posts of all grades in around 50 state governing administration departments are vacant since 2016.
The record, which EastMojo has accessed, states that the Education and learning Division has the optimum vacancies with 50,465 vacant posts in all grades lying given that 2016.
The Dwelling and Political Department has 20,248 vacant posts due to the fact 2016, adopted by the Wellness and Family Welfare Division with 9,353 vacancies.
The Environment and Forest Department have 2918 vacant posts, followed by the Irrigation Division with 2253 vacant posts. The Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Section (AH&V) and Panchayat and Rural Enhancement Section (P&RD) have 2,152 and 2,137 unfilled posts, respectively.
The Community Is effective Office has 1308 vacant posts in grade 3 and quality 4 positions. The Revenue and Disaster Administration Office has 1139 vacancies across all grades.
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A complete of 1,005 posts in grade 2 and grade 4 positions are vacant in the Public Health and fitness Engineering Division. The Guwahati Improvement Section has more than 1092 vacancies in grade 3 and grade 4 positions.
A overall of 678 posts in all grades are lying vacant in the Judiciary Section considering that 2016. Social Welfare Division has 666 vacancies in quality 3 and grade 4.
In the Secretariat Administration, in excess of 719 overall posts in quality 3 and grade 4 are lying vacant. In the Sports activities and Youth Welfare Department, all over 712 posts are unfiled in all grades.
In several departments, the numbers of vacant posts are extra than 100. Only in 16 departments, the vacancies are under 100, together with 2 vacant posts each in Main Minister’s secretariat, Public Organization Office and Pension and Public Grievance Office.
Nonetheless, Schooling Minister, Ranoj Pegu on Tuesday replying to a question by Palasbari MLA Hemanga Thakuria, explained, “We have taken techniques to fill all the vacant posts. A lot of may well believe that the Education division on your own has extra than 50 thousand vacant posts or in excess of a single lakh vacant posts in Assam. But in truth, we never have these substantially vacant posts.”
“The federal government has to build new posts to reach the a person lakh jobs assure such as in the Education section. The lying posts in primary instruction will be stuffed and will be included in the 1 lakh job guarantee,” Pegu included.
On Could 11, a substantial-amount committee headed by Finance Minister Ajanta Neog was shaped to evaluate the feasibility and appoint a person lakh youths in government careers.
Addressing a press meet up with in June, Neog experienced mentioned, “We have questioned departments to ship us the emptiness list on a will need-basis. We’ll start the appointment method right after we get the emptiness listing. The method will be transparent and devoid of loopholes.”
The Himanta Biswa Sarma-led BJP federal government in Assam came into energy with a poll assure to provide Assam govt work opportunities to a single lakh unemployed youths in the state.