J&K : 3000 Migrant Quota Posts Filled, 2575 More Referred For Recruitment

JAMMU, FEB 06 : Minister for Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Javed Mustafa Mir today informed the Legislative Council that government has filled 3000 posts under Kashmiri Migrant employment package, even as it has referred more 2575 posts for recruitment to the concerned agency.

Winding up the discussion, allowed by the chair following a notice moved by MLC, Girdari Lal Raina, the Minister informed the House that Kashmiri Migrant employment package was announced by the Government in the year 2009, vide Government order no. Rev/MR/147 of 2009 dated 28.10.2009, in which government created 3000 posts in various departments.

“All the 3000 posts created were referred to JKSSB and Relief Commissioner (Migrants) Jammu in the year 2010 and after selections made by recruiting agencies, 1446 candidates were appointed in the year 2010-11,” he said and informed that a number of candidates did not join after their selection while many applicants were not available under reserved categories, therefore, 1554 posts remained unfilled.

He further informed that a large number of candidates became ineligible due to overage and before de-reserving, the posts for open merit candidates were given one time age relaxation and accordingly, 1554 posts were again referred to recruiting agencies in the year 2012.

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