Govt earns over 5 Crore from jobless youth
Srinagar: For nearly 10, 000 Class IV jobs, Jammu and Kashmir government has earned over five Crore rupees from the jobless youth so far. However, the amount may swell further as the candidates are continuously registering themselves with every passing day.
The registration and online application submission for the Class IV jobs in Jammu and Kashmir commenced from July 10, 2020 while as per the figures a total of 2,92,150 registrations have been done by the candidates on JKSSB’s Online Portal and 1,51,650 candidates completed their online application submission process for Class IV posts.
Officials said that an amount of Rupees 350 has been set as application fee for each candidate.
Pertinently, the Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) has advertised 8575 Class IV posts for District/Divisional/Union Territory cadre in various departments under the provisions of the Jammu and Kashmir Appointment to the Class-IV (Special Recruitment) Rules, 2020, in pursuance of General Administration Department’s Revised Indent No. GAD/Mtg/RB-IV/50/2020 Dated 22.06.2020 under Advertisement Notification No. 01 of 2020 dated 26.06.2020.
Earlier, Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal had said that the government has identified more than ten thousand vacancies at different levels for the recruitment purpose. The vacancies are available in various departments.
Each candidate has submitted Rs 350 as registration fee, which culminates the figure for 1,51,650 as Rs Five Crore, Thirty lakhs, Seventy Seven thousand and Five hundred (Rs 5,30,77,500).
Notably, the job advertisement earlier created confusion among the aspirants as maximum qualifications for the posts have been fixed up to 12th standard only.
Official figures reveal that as on December 2019, at least 2.5 lakh unemployed youth — including 1.5 lakh postgraduates and PhD scholars — have got themselves registered with the department. (KNO)