Over 1 lakh vacancies in Central Armed Police Forces: Govt

By: PTI | New Delhi |

Updated: September 21, 2020 3:29:35 pm

BSF has the very best variety of vacancies (28,926). Representational picture/ file

Over one lakh posts are mendacity vacant in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) just like the BSF and the CRPF and the vacancies have occurred largely because of retirement, resignation and deaths, the Rajya Sabha was knowledgeable on Monday. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai stated the BSF has the very best variety of vacancies (28,926), adopted by the CRPF (26,506), the CISF (23906), the SSB (18,643), the ITBP (5,784) and the Assam Rifles (7,328).

(*1*) he stated replying to a written query.

Rai stated there exists a well-established process to replenish these vacancies like via direct recruitment, promotion and by deputation, as per the extant provisions of Recruitment Rules. The minister stated the federal government has taken expeditious steps to replenish the vacancies in CAPFs, which is an ongoing steady course of.

At current, the method of recruitment for 60,210 posts of constables, 2,534 posts of sub-inspectors via the Staff Selection Commission and 330 posts of assistant commandants via the Union Public Service Commission is underway, he stated.

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