Published On: Thu, Jul 19th, 2018

Over 2,400 IAS, IPS posts vacant: Govt

New Delhi: Over 2,400 posts of IAS and IPS officers are lying vacant in the country, the Union government said today.

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh today said, “Filling up of vacancies in 2,400 IAS and IPS posts is ongoing process.”

As many as 1,449 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) posts or 22.11 per cent of the sanctioned strength of 6,553 are vacant. There are 970 vacancies in the Indian Police Service (IPS) or 19.64 per cent of the total 4,940 posts, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

“The occurrence of vacancies and its filling up is an ongoing process,” Singh informed the Upper House, while responding to a question about when these vacant posts would be filled.

PTI

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