But a joint secretary rank official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, added that there might have been earlier instances of individual ministries advertising for a particular post, but that this is the first time that the ministry of personnel has collectively sought applications for 10 JS-rank posts in various departments.
The advertisement has come this morning. But a senior officer of the association said on the condition of anonymity that there should be a merit-based exam for lateral entrants.
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But we have to see the fine prints. The last date for applications is 30 July. They bring in a vast number of fresh and vibrant ideas. This move in Govt was long overdue and I welcome it.
Will catalyse UPSC entrants to specialise. Govt must also allow deputation of its officers to private sector as well," tweeted Amitabh Kant, chief executive officer of Niti Aayog.
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Candidates should be at least 40 years old. Compensation and perks offered will be on a par with that offered to others at this designation. Senior officials working with public sector undertakings, autonomous bodies, statutory organisations, universities, recognised research institutes with a minimum of 15 years of experience are eligible too. Selected applicants shall be placed at the beginning of the pay scale as applicable to a joint secretary, which is Rs 1,44,Rs 2,18, per month Level 14 of Pay Matrix. In addition, they shall be eligible for all allowances and facilities as applicable to the equivalent level in the Government of India.
IAS officer without UPSC? Modi government opens 10 vacancies for joint-secretary level posts
However, the government reserves its right to place deserving appointees at an appropriate level within the scale of pay. All appointees shall be deemed to be public servants for the purpose of the CCS Conduct Rules and such other statutes as notified by the government from time to time.
The employment contract can be terminated by either side with a minimum notice period of three months. The shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interaction with the selection committee.