Minister of state for personnel Jitendra Singh, in reply to a query dated February 3, 2022, said that over 2.65 lakh Central authorities posts had been crammed up between 2018-19 and 2020-21 by recruitment companies like Workers Choice Fee (SSC), Union Public Service Fee (UPSC) and Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). Whereas 38,827 individuals have been recruited in 2018-19, over 1.48 lakh have been recruited in 2019-20 and 78,264 in 2020-21.
Replying to a associated query within the Rajya Sabha, Singh mentioned that of the 8.72 lakh posts vacant in Central ministries and departments, 21,255 have been Group A posts, 94,842 Group B posts and seven.56 lakh Group C posts. The 8.72 lakh vacancies as on March 1, 2020, nevertheless have been decrease than the 9.10 lakh vacancies as on March 1, 2019 however increased than 6.82 lakh vacancies as on March 1, 2018.
As per department-wise knowledge on vacancies in Central authorities (as on March 1, 2020) cited by Singh in reply to a query within the Lok Sabha on March 30 this 12 months, the utmost vacant posts have been in civil defence (2.47 lakh), adopted by Railways (2.37 lakh), ministry of dwelling affairs (1.28 lakh), division of posts (90,050) and Indian audit and accounts division (28,237). Additionally, the division of science and know-how had 8,237 vacant posts on March 1, 2020, ministry of mines 6,925, ministry of personnel 2,375, water assets 4,557, social justice and empowerment 215, tribal affairs 141 and PMO 117.
Whereas the up to date emptiness place within the public area is until March 1, 2020, the info on vacancies crammed up is until 2020-21. UPSC recruited 13,238 individuals for Central authorities jobs between 2018-19 and 2020-21, together with 4,399 in 2018-19, 5,239 in 2019-20 and a couple of,609 in 2020-21. SSC recruited over 1 lakh workers together with 16,748 in 2018-19, 14,691 in 2019-20 and 68,891 in 2020-21. RRBs, in the meantime, recruited 17,680 individuals in 2018-19, 1.28 lakh in 2019-20 and 5,764 in 2020-21, which add as much as over 1.51 lakh recruitments over the three-year interval.
Authorities points directions to all of the ministries /departments occasionally for well timed and advance motion to replenish the unfilled posts.