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6000 applications for ten posts of JS from private sector

By IndianMandarins- 18 Aug 2018


Government of India has received over 6,000 applications for ten positions of joint secretaries offered to experts from private sector. This selection of joint secretaries from private sector on contractual bass is an initiative of Modi government to inject talent in bureaucracy.


These ten vacancies for the post of joint secretaries were declared by the Ministry of Personnel as part of lateral entry programme. The response was amazing as 6,077 applications have been received for the ten positions of joint secretary. Now, the scrutiny of applications is going on. These ten posts of joint secretaries are in revenue, financial services, economic affairs, agriculture and farmers welfare, road transport and highways, shipping, environment, forest and climate change, new and renewable energy, civil aviation and commerce departments. The ministry had fixed July 30 as deadline to apply for these positions.

Niti Ayog had proposed in its three-year action agenda 2017-20, that it is essential to induct specialists into the system through lateral entry on a fixed-term contract.

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