The recruitment process of 9,355 panchayat secretaries in Telangana was completed and the appointment orders would be issued soon, according to a statement from the chief minister's office on Monday. The appointments, the first of its kind recruitment process after the creation of the new zonal system in Telangana, are part of filling positions for each of the 12,751 gram panchayats and the new appointees will be responsible for implementing several programmes in panchayats or villages, as per a report in Telangana Today. The chief minister has signed the file pertaining to issuing instructions to district collectors to issue appointment orders.
"The recruitment process of 9,355 village secretaries has been completed, and the chief minister has signed the file pertaining to issuing instructions to district collectors to issue appointment orders", the release said.
Telangana State Panchayat Raj Department (TSPRI) had in September this year released an official notification for the recruitment of 9,355 posts of Junior Panchayat Secretaries in the state.
Applications were invited online in a proforma application through the website tspri.cgg.gov.in from September 3, 2018 to September 15, 2018. The TSPRI conducted the recruitment exams on October 10 in two sessions. The preliminary answer keys of the exams were released on the official examination website of the recruitment process in October. TSPRI answer key for both paper 1 and paper 2 was published on the official website tsprrecruitment.in.
The candidates, who had appeared for the TSPRI panchayat secretary exam, were given a chance to raise their objections on the preliminary answer keys till October 29.
(With PTI inputs)