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June 16, 2022

The PM’s plan to create a million government jobs in mission mode over 18 months need to be carefully thought through and implemented. Discuss. (200 Words)

Refer – The Indian Express


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·        The central government has been going slow on recruitments to regular posts. Its representatives have instead pointed to employment generation through Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS).

·        The Indian Railways are the biggest government employer — with 12.52 lakh employees as of March 1, 2020, and estimated strengths of 12.03 lakh and 12.01 lakh as on March 1, 2021 and 2022 respectively.

·        While recruitment rallies for General Duty in the Army have been on hold, the government on Tuesday announced the new ‘Agnipath’ scheme.

·        The UPSC advertised 27,764 posts and recruited 24,836 people in the last five years, Singh told Lok Sabha on April 6 this year. In the same period, the SSC advertised 1,85,734 posts and recruited 1,74,744 people.

·        The SSC, as per its Annual Report for 2020-21, conducted 12 All India Open Competitive Examinations, for which 1.08 crore candidates applied for different stages. The SSC also conducted the Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination, 2019 — its largest examination — for 41.68 lakh candidates across the country.

·        Twenty one RRBs recruit mainly Group C personnel for Railways; and the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is engaged to recruit for nationalised and Regional Rural Banks. IBPS recruited 7,627 candidates to clerical posts and 4,398 officers in 2020-21.




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