Published On: Thu, Mar 3rd, 2016

Over six lakh vacant posts in central government departments

New Delhi: Over six lakh posts in various central government ministries are vacant, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh

Out of the total sanctioned posts of 37,16,520, a total of 6,02,325 are vacant, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension Jitendra Singh said in a written reply.

Of the total vacancies, 5,33,081 are at Group C level (comprising clerical and support staff), 51,478 are of Group B level and 17,766 are of Group A officers’ level, he said.

PTI

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