Chaired by Finance Minister Ajanta Neog, the Assam government on Monday formed a core committee during its second meeting of the high powered committee to initiate the procedure for providing one lakh jobs to unemployed youths.
The core committee will be led by the state Chief Secretary. Earlier, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma gave assurance of providing one lakh jobs to the unemployed youth of the state.
The finance department has asked the committee to submit a report on the vacant posts and status on newly created posts within 4 days.
On May 11, led by minister Neog, a high powered committee was constituted to prepare a roadmap for the creation of 1 lakh jobs in the state government departments.
In the meeting, heads of all the departments urged the minister for creation of new posts in addition to existing vacant posts in the government departments.
Assam government will give top priority to the Home, Education and Health sectors in providing jobs to the unemployed youth.
In addition to this, third and fourth graded posts will be created in various administrative offices in newly-created districts of the state.
Second high level meeting on appointment of one lakh govt jobs held with Chief Secretary & top officials of all depts in state.
Discussed the academic qualifications,selection,recruitment process.
Directed depts which are yet to submit reports on vacancy to inform us promptly. pic.twitter.com/Z2r2UEts59
— Ajanta Neog (@AjantaNeog) June 28, 2021
So far, the departments have submitted 80,000 vacancy statuses to the high power committee.
The committee will be updating CM Sarma about the roadmap for recruitment of 1 lakh youth after receipt of the reports from various government departments.