The Kiran Kumar Reddy Government achieved a record in creating government jobs. As per his assurance, the
Chief Minister Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy approved massive creation of new posts and filling up of vacancies in various departments.
As per the Chief Minister’s directions transparent and speedy process is on to give jobs to the meritorious, eligible youth. So far the Chief Minister approved 1,87,144 Government jobs from 2010 to till date (as on 23-05-2013). This is the first time in the history of Andhra Pradesh that so many Government jobs have been either newly created or vacancies filled in such a short span. This includes 1,52,794 + 34,450 (approved on 23-05-2013). A comparative study shows that while the number of vacancies notified during 1998-’99 to 2003-04 is 1,92,468 it was only 1,53,529 during 2004-’05 to 2008-’09. But in just over two years i.e. from 2010 till date the vacancies notified are 1,87,144. New posts created during this period by the Kiran Kumar Reddy Government is 83,631. The vacancies filled during 1998-’99 to 2003-04 was 1, 65,943 while it was only 1,46,380 during the period from 2004-’05 to 2008-’09 and from 2010 till date is a record 1,23,897.
The number of vacancies now proposed for direct recruitment and approved as on 23-05-2013 is 34,450.
This includes 12,072 posts to be recruited by Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission,
7346 by Departmental Selection Committee,
14 by Employment Exchange,
11,387 by A.P. State Level Police Recruitment Board and
133 by Universities.
This includes 3498 posts for which notification are to be issued immediately. The Departments where the jobs created and vacancies to be filled are Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Civil Supplies, Energy, Environment and Forest, Pollution Control Board, Finance, General Administration, I&PR, Health and Medical, Higher Education (Collegiate Education, Intermediate Education, Technical Education), Home, Housing, Industries & Commerce, Irrigation, Labour & Employment, Law, Municipal Administration, Panchayatraj, Revenue, School Education, Social Welfare, Transport, Roads & Buildings, Youth Affairs etc. The Chief Minister sanctioned these posts not only to create jobs for qualified and eligible youth but also to increase efficiency and speed in the government departments. He however made it clear to the departments that the recruitments should be absolutely transparent. Detailed notification from different departments and heads of departments are being issued. The Chief Minister also wanted these posts to be filled up as early as possible. He wanted the recruitment process to be speeded up