41,147 posts lying vacant in 37 govt departments in J&K
Jammu: Over 41,000 gazetted and non-gazetted posts are lying vacant in 37 government departments in Jammu and Kashmir, with over 14,750 posts referred to recruiting agencies in the last two years, a senior official said. A total of 41,147 posts 6034 gazetted and 35113 non- gazetted stand vacant to-date in 37 departments with School Education department leading with 2153 gazetted and 9448 non- gazetted vacancies, the official said. There are 1,109 gazetted and 332 non-gazetted posts available in higher education department, 568 gazetted and 1,542 in Ladakh affairs, 512 gazetted and 186 non-gazetted posts in General Administration department and 268 gazetted and 970 non-gazetted posts in Agriculture production. As many as 177 gazetted and 772 non-gazetted posts are lying vacant in Public Works, 167 gazetted and 315 non-gazetted in power development, 159 gazetted and 1341 in rural development and 118 gazetted and 6704 non-gazetted in home department, the official said.