Finance Ministry clears the rumours of banning creation of new post said, Govt recruitments to continue
New Delhi: ‘There will be no restriction on the recruitment of government posts. Recruitment will be done as before, through government agencies like SSC, UPSC and Railway Recruitment Board’, said the Finance Ministry. The ministry issued a statement, saying the normal recruitment process through various government agencies will continue.
The Ministry further stated that the circular of the Department of Expenditure (04 September 2020) deals with the internal process for creation of posts and it does not affect recruitment in any way.
The Ministry of Finance on Saturday clarified there is no restriction or ban on filling up of posts in the Government of India, a day after it issued an order banning creation of new posts in central ministries, with a view to ease pressure on government resources due to the current fiscal situation.
Department of Expenditure circular dated 04 September 2020 deals with internal procedure for creation of posts and doesn't in any way affect or curtail recruitment: Ministry of Finance (2/2) https://t.co/X71SeKEfeK
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“There is no restriction or ban on filling up of posts in the Government of India. Normal recruitment through government agencies like Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) etc. will continue as usual without any curbs”, the Finance Ministry said today.
The circular issued by the DoE on Friday had listed out administrative expenditure measures and ban on creation of posts, in a bid to protect and preserve priority expenditure.