KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah Monday directed all the provincial departments to start the process of recruitment from grade 1 to grade 15 against 41,000 vacancies purely on merit and transparent procedure.
He said while presiding over a meeting regarding recruitments on vacant posts, said a statement.
The meeting was attended by almost all the cabinet members, Chief Secretary Mumtaz Ali Shah, Chairman P&D Mohammad Waseem and all provincial secretaries.
The chief minister said that there were 41,000 vacant positions of Grade 1 to Grade 17 in different departments.
"I want to fill all these vacancies to improve performance of the different departments and provide employment opportunities to the deserving and eligible candidates," he said and adding that these all positions would be made through a transparent procedure.
Murad said that the recruitment from Grade -1 to Grade-4 would be made at local level through selection committees.
The chief minister also directed the provincial secretaries that the women and differently-abled persons would have their quota in the new recruitment process.
The meeting decided that from Grade-5 to Grade-15 recruitment would be made through testing service/third party so that the merit could be maintained.
The chief minister directed Minister education Syed Sardar Shah to start recruitment of teachers through a separate process.
The education minister Syed Sardar Shah assured the chief minister that the teacher recruitment would be completed during the summer vacations.
It may be noted that teaching posts are separate from the 41,000 vacant positions.
Sindh Minister for Health Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho pointed out the shortage of doctors and informed that meeting that a requisition for 1700 doctors have been made to Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC) for the selection purpose.