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Over 3 lakh post vacant at ministries

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:44 PM, 19 January 2020  

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State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain told in the parliament today that a total of 3,13,848 posts are currently vacant under different ministries while the total number of government employees is 12.17 lakh, as well as 290 government officials, are currently designated as officers on special duty (OSD) on various grounds.

In reply to a query from AL MP Morshed Alam, Farhad Hossain told this at parliament on Sunday.

Besides, in reply to a question from MujibulHaque, the state minister said that various steps have been taken to fill the vacancies including appointments are made to the cadre positions of the Bangladesh Civil Service from the Ministry of Public Administration. Currently, regular appointments are being provided through the Public Service Commission (PSC). A total number of 1248 officials were appointed to different cadres the 37th BCS from 1 January to 31 December 2019.

Recruitment of vacancies in government offices is an ongoing process.