GoI currently needs 21 Joint Secretaries & 88 DS/Directors

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Approximately 100 positions in the rank of Joint Secretary and DS/Director have been lying vacant in Government of India at present. Vaccancies in the rank of JS include two each in Ministry of Defence & three in the Ministry of Commerce and one each in the Dept of Expenditure, Dept of Economic Affairs, Dept of Higher Education & School Education & Literacy (HRD), Food & PD, Atomic Energy, Rural Development, Women & Child Development, Food Processing. Many other posts in the rank JS are also vacant namely; Jt DG (Shipping), Additional Secretary CIC, Chairman APEDA (Commerce), MD ITDC (Tourism), DDG UIDAI and Prl Commissioner DDA (MoUD).

In addition, as many as 88 posts in the rank of Deputy Secretary & Director are vacant which indeed forms the backbone of top rank bureaucracy in Government of India.        

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