Recruitment of Joint Secretaries
In response to the advertisement published by Department of Personnel and Training for Lateral Recruitment to 10 posts of Joint Secretary in the Government of India, a total of 6077 applications were received. After scrutiny, 65 candidates were shortlisted and called for interview by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). A total of 64 candidates were interviewed, of which 09(nine) candidates were recommended for appointment to Joint Secretary level posts on contract basis under Lateral Recruitment. The recruitment process for selection of a candidate to Joint Secretary level post in the Department of Revenue became infructuous. Thereafter, upon acceptance of the terms and conditions of appointment, eight out of the nine candidates recommended by UPSC have been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Ministries/Department of Civil Aviation, Commerce, Economic Affairs, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Financial Services, New and Renewable Energy, Road Transport and Highways and Shipping. One candidate has not accepted the offer appointment.
This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, DrJitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.