GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.598
TO BE ANSWERED ON 22ND JULY, 2016
RECRUITMENT OF GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS
598. SHRI SANJIV KUMAR:
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS be pleased to state:
(a) the total number of Gramin Dak Sevaks proposed to be recruited in Jharkhand and in the country during the financial year 2016-17;
(b) the action being taken against agents who are allegedly collecting large sums of money from people with the promise of facilitating appointments as Gramin Dak Sevaks in Jharkhand; and
(c) the steps being taken to ensure a transparent and non-discretionary system of recruitment of Gramin Dak Sevaks?
THE MINISTER OF STATE (IC) OF THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS &
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI MANOJ SINHA)
(a) Circle-wise requisite information is attached as “Annexure-I”. However, 391 Gramin Dak Sevaks are proposed to be recruited in Jharkhand, and 31361 Gramin Dak Sevaks, in total, in the country during Financial Year 2016-2017.
(b) As per the information received from office of Chief Postmaster General, Jharkhand Circle, Ranchi; “No such case has come to notice”.
(c) Selection process is done through open notification duly following the provisions of Recruitment Rules for Gramin Dak Sevaks issued by the Directorate from time to time to ensure transparency and non-discretion in the process of recruitment of GDS.
Annexure - 1
No. of GDSs proposed to be recruited during F.Y. 2016-17
Jammu & Kashmir