AP Cabinet clears 5,000 vacancies

AP Cabinet clears 5,000 vacancies
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Andhra Pradesh Cabinet Clears 5,000 Vacancies. The State Cabinet, which met here on Friday, approved a proposal for taking up recruitment to fill up 5,000 jobs in various departments apart from allocation of lands to KV sub-stations, leather parks and industrial parks.

  • Rs 280 cr for expansion of Vijayawada Airport
  • To seek Rs 1000-cr financial aid from World Bank
  • Special jails for women in Rajahmundry, Warangal and Hyd
  • Lands allotted for setting up leather parks
  • Administrative sanctions to six polytechnic colleges

Hyderabad: The State Cabinet, which met here on Friday, approved a proposal for taking up recruitment to fill up 5,000 jobs in various departments apart from allocation of lands to KV sub-stations, leather parks and industrial parks. Briefing Cabinet decisions, Minister Information and Public Relations D K Aruna said that the meeting of Council of Ministers decided to recruit 5,000 jobs in various departments including primary and technical education, electricity and finance.

She said that the government would fill up six posts on regular basis and eleven posts on contract basis in Comprehensive Finance Management System. She said that Cabinet resolved to fill up 38 posts including five each legal officers and personal secretaries in State Information Commission.

She said that the government would recruit 2,825 additional teachers in residential schools located in scheduled areas under Rajiv Vidya Mission. Likewise, about 24 posts would be filled up on regular basis in Tenth Pay Revision Commission office apart from ten posts on contract system.

Referring to the other posts, she said that 392 posts in transport department including five deputy transport commissioners, 8 road transport officers, 50 motor vehicle inspectors 100 assistant motor vehicle inspectors and two assistant secretaries.

The government would fill up 1,105 posts in APGenco, 43 posts each teaching and non-teaching in Vikram Simhapuri University, 47 posts in Anti-Corruption Bureau, 38 teaching and eight non-teaching in Kakatiya University College of Engineering, 44 posts in three ESI dispensaries- Balanagar in Mahaboobnagar, Miryalaguda in Nalgonda district and Martur in Prakasam district, 28 posts in A P Property Tax Board.

The Cabinet has also sanctioned Post Graduate Centre and 31 posts to it apart filing up 18 teaching and nine non-teaching posts in Sathavahana University in Karimnagar. She said that the government has decided to open special women jails in the central jails of Warangal, Hyderabad and Rajahmundry and she added that sub-jails would set up at Mangalagiri, Ongole, Chittoor and Anantapur.
Aruna said that the government has decided to seek financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore from the World Bank for reconstruction works in cyclone-devastated districts of the state.
She said consecutive cyclones in 2009-10 left a trail of destruction in the coastal districts and also other parts of the state. "We have decided to approach the World Bank for a financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore to take up reconstruction works in these districts," she said.
The cabinet also cleared a proposal for expansion of existing Gannavaram airport at Vijayawada at a total cost of Rs 280 crore. About 492 acres of land, including 433 acres belonging to private persons, have to be acquired for the purpose at a cost of Rs 111 crore. Another Rs 170 crore would be spent on construction of airport terminal building, Air Traffic Control tower and other facilities.
The AP government had entered into an MoU with the Airports Authority of India for expansion of Vijayawada airport way back in December 2007 but land acquisition problems delayed the project all these years. The cabinet also cleared a proposal for setting up of three leather parks at Kantepalli (Karimnagar district, 40 acres), Ghanpur (Warangal, 25 acres) and Jinkunta (Mahbubnagar, 25 acres).
Two Industrial Parks will be set up at Jayantipuram in Krishna district (498 acres) and Sirasambedu in Nellore district (176 acres), for which the cabinet approved the land allotment. In another decision, the cabinet approved a proposal for selling 58 acres of land at Rs 5 lakh an acre for setting up of the National Ocean Technology Research Institute at Chittedu village in Nellore district.
The Cabinet has also decided to issue administrative sanction GOs to the already approved new polytechnic colleges at Kalikiri in Chittoor district, Chipurupalli in Vizianagaram district, Pebbair in Mahaboobnagar, Pendurthy in Visakaptanam, Tekkali in Srikakulam, Pithapuram in East Godavari and Medchal in Ranga Reddy districts.
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