Raipur: The preparations for recruitment through State PSC is in progress and Chairman Chhattisgarh State Public Service Commission (CGPSC) RK Pisda said that advertisement for the state-level services would be issued shortly and added that correspondence in this regard with the state government is in progress.
RK Pisda informed that State PSC is making preparations to release advertisement for holding recruitment exam at state-level and added that details of the correspondence with the state government has been sought.
It is learnt that with stay by the High Court on hiked reservation in the government posts through State PSC, there was element of uncertainty over whether exams would be conducted this year or not and it may be declared as ‘zero-year’.
Since the date for the exam was not declared, therefore the students instead of making preparations were busy in holding dharna and protest. But CM Bhupesh Baghel has made it clear that State PSC exams will be held and it will not be declared as ‘Zero-Year’.
It is notable here that under the rule of previous government, after alleged scam in 2003 state PSC exam, no recruitment exams were held till 2007 and due to which in these four years many a candidates crossed their age eligibility limit. During this there was lathicharge on the people protesting against irregularities in state PSC exam. This year also somewhat a same situation was to take place, but after CM’s statement, this uncertainty has come to an end. It is learnt that Chief Secretary RP Mandal has taken information about vacant posts from GAD officers and asked to send it to the State PSC office.
GAD was asked to send information about all the departments by Monday. According to sources information about Dy. Collector, Dy. SP and other vacant posts has been received and it is being sent to State PSC office. There are reports that recruitment for about 150 odd such posts will be held. In case of reservation issue, the state government has taken opinion from the Advocate General and it is learnt that it will remain the same what was earlier.s