2 million vacancies Filling in various departments
Filling up of vacancies in various Government offices, Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and other departments is a continuous process.
The vacant posts in Government Ministries/ Departments are required to be filled as per the Recruitment Rules for them.
Recruitment to various posts in Government of India is made through various recruitment agencies constituted for the purpose such as Union Public Service Commission, Staff Selection Commission, etc.
Ministries/Departments and the recruitment agencies have been sensitized to take all the required steps for filling up of the posts within the time line.
Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) is the nodal department for Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) (excluding Banks and Financial/ Insurance organizations), CPSEs are under the administrative control of their respective Ministry/ Department. The employment in CPSEs depends upon their requirement as per their expansion/ investment plan. Further, CPSEs are having their own policy for recruitment for below the Board level posts under broad guidelines issued by the Government from time to time.
In order to give wider publicity to the notification of vacancies, Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) in November, 2016 decided that advertisement of vacancies shall now be mandatorily placed at the National Career Service (NCS) Portal, developed by Ministry of Labour and Employment. This will be in addition to other procedures as notified earlier.
As per the Annual Report on Pay and Allowances of Central Government Civilian Employees, the number of vacant posts in position in various Ministries/Departments is 4,12,752 out of total sanctioned strength of 36,33,935 as on 01.03.2016.
The above information given by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment Shri Santhosh Kumar Gangwar in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 7th Feb, 2018.