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Norms relaxed for hiring technical staff in commodity bodies

Norms relaxed for hiring technical staff in commodity bodies
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First Published: Thu, Jan 17 2008. 04 29 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Jan 17 2008. 04 29 PM IST
PTI
New Delhi: The government has decided to relax recruitment norms for filling up the 246 technical posts in different commodity boards and authorities.
The decision to fill up the vacant positions was taken to overcome talent shortage and in the interest of research and development.
The Union Cabinet has approved partial relaxation of the recruitment guidelines for Tea, Coffee, Rubber and Spices Boards, Marine Products Export Development Authority and Export Inspection Council of India.
“By exempting these posts from the guidelines of the Annual Direct Recruitment Plan, strategic functions of the commodity boards, including research and development, extension services and market development can be sustained on a regular basis,” said P R Dasmunsi, information and broadcasting minister.
The decision follows recommendations of the Committee of Secretaries
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First Published: Thu, Jan 17 2008. 04 29 PM IST
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