Ranchi: Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday announced that very soon recruitment will commence on 40,000 posts in the state. Addressing a function after handing over appointment letters to assistant director/ senior scientists and assistants of state law and science laboratory which is part of the Home Prison and Disaster Management Department he said that there is a need to move forward by developing the internal resources of the state.
He said that all the newly appointed officials should play their responsibility so that the laboratory can become a model for everyone. He said that the laboratory is being strengthened so that for forensic tests, DNA tests, Narcotics, etc the samples are not sent outside and added that if needed in the future the laboratory will be also expanded.
He further said that it is also a priority for the state government that all the cases that are pending due to the tests are disposed off quickly. The Chief Minister said that the appointment letter is like a pledge letter as per which all have to work together to make the state stand on its feet.
The Chief Minister pointed out that many prisoners hailing from tribal, dalit and poor sections are lodged in jails due to a lack of tests and now the government will ensure quick examination so that these people who are languishing in jails for small crimes can be provided justice. He said that 80-90 percent of inmates in the jails are there for their involvement in small crimes. These inmates hail from poor and backward communities, therefore, ensuring proper justice for them is a responsibility of all.
The Chief Minister said that there was no dearth of talent in the youth of the state and despite limited resources youth from the state have made a name for themselves. He said that this time UPSC students from the state have cleared the exams while IAS and IPS officers from Netarhaat School are positioned in various corners of the country. He said that 90-95 percent students who have been appointment letters are locals.
Hemant Soren said that apart from providing scholarships the government has come up with a sports policy to encourage the youth. He said that Jharkhand has 42 percent mineral wealth of the state but despite that the displaced have to work in other states as by just providing compensation they can not be strengthened but there is a need to ensure that they get benefits of government schemes.
He said that the Centre owes Rs 1.36 lakh crore as royalty from mining works which the state has now started slowly receiving. He said that the state government is trying to fill all the vacant posts in the various departments of the government. He said that the government has already given its consent to fill 12000 posts at the assistant level while very soon recruitment will be made on 40,000 other posts.
The Chief Minister said that his government has simplified recruitment rules and has made the process simple and transparent. Further, the exam fee for appearing in competitive exams has been also reduced drastically enabling a large number of students to participate. Those present also included Khijri MLA Rajesh Kacchap, Chief Secretary Sukhdev Singh, Home Secretary Rajeev Arun Ekka and others.