The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Arun Gehlot has approved National Health Mission’s proposal to recruit 7624 staff in 04 departments including the Medical Department and Police Department of the State. As per the latest media reports, Chief Minister Gehlot has extended financial and administrative approval for recruitment of eligible and unemployed candidates to fill up the reported vacancies Amidst widespread unemployment prevailing in the current times of COVID-19 crisis, the decision coming from the head of the Rajasthan State Government is being considered as a responsible gesture toward the development and welfare of the common public of the state of Rajasthan.
Reportedly, the vacancies are proposed by the National Health Mission under the Department of Medicine and Health. The total number of vacancies i.e. 7624 are proposed to exist in four crucial departments of the government. As per the latest media reports, there are 326 vacancies to be filled up in the Rajasthan State Police department, 400 vacancies in the Rajasthan State Animal Husbandry department, 588 vacancies in the Sub-Division offices and 6310 vacancies for the post of Chief Health Officer (CHO) in the Medical Department. The approval of the Chief Minister of the state, which reportedly came out on Friday, August 07, 2020 is expected to bridge the employment gap that the populace of the state is currently facing.
There is still little official evidence available as to when the recruitment notifications to fill up these vacancies can be expected to come out. The largest number of vacancies are existing for the post of CHO which are to be filled up on a contractual basis. Such candidates will be entitled to receive honorarium and other incentives under the norms of the Project Implementation Plan (PIP) of the National Health Mission. Therefore, it is expected that such posts, when filled up will remain to be in tenure till the continuation if the PIP of National Health Mission in the state.
Recruitment to the police department is to be carried out to fill up 326 vacancies for various posts. Direct recruitment of eligible candidates will be done to the various Group D posts in the state police department. Reportedly, there are 72 vacancies for the post of cook, 58 vacancies for the post of Sweeper, 51 vacancies for the post of Washerman, 30 vacancies for the post of Watercress or Aerator, 26 vacancies for the post of Barber, 10 vacancies for the post of tailors, 08 vacancies for the posy of Cobblers, 07 vacancies for the post of Khatis, 06 vacancies for the posy of Kennel Boys and 30 other Group D posts are available. In addition, 02 vacancies are available for the post of the fitter and one vacancy is available for each of the posts of Bagwan and Farrash are also reportedly available in the Police Department. In addition, the CM also approved 200 new vacancies for the post of Livestock Assistant and 200 vacancies for the post of Water Holders.