After PM Modi's Instructions, Home Ministry Initiates Steps To Fill Up Vacancies On Mission Mode
New Delhi, Jun 14 (PTI) The Union home ministry on Tuesday said it has initiated steps to fill up vacancies in its various departments on a mission mode, in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's instructions to recruit 10 lakh people in all central government departments over the next year and a half.
The direction from Modi came following a review of the status of human resources in all government departments and ministries, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said.
'In line with instructions of PM @narendramodi to carry out 10 lakh recruitments in all GOI Deptts and Ministries over a period of 1.5 yrs, Ministry of Home Affairs has initiated steps to fill up vacancies in Mission Mode,' a home ministry spokesperson said in a tweet.
The Centre's decision comes amid the opposition's frequent criticism of it on the issue of unemployment.
Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said the prime minister has taken a significant people-centric decision, which will further strengthen the employment scenario and bring a lot of cheer and optimism for India's youngsters.
'A significant people-centric decision by PM Sh @narendramodi that will further strengthen the employment scenario and bring a lot of cheer and optimism for India's youth. Employment to 10 lakh people by the Government in mission mode in the next 1.5 years,' Singh said in a tweet.
(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without any modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)
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