Government of Uttar Pradesh on Monday announced that no new Govt job will be generated this year amid prevailing situation of Coronavirus pandemic. According to a news, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath after chairing virtual meeting and assessing economic dump due to lockdown due to Covid has announced to halt generation of new Govt Job opportunities at state level. New Govt Jobs in Uttar Pradesh state along with new construction activities at state govt level are announced halted for one year, report said.
The decision to halt new govt job generation & construction activities, is taken in view of financial distress over state due to four phased lockdown. Uttar Pradesh becomes the third state halting the Govt jobs for one year, after Haryana and Maharashtra. Haryana was the first state, put hold over new Government Jobs in state over state revenue deficit due to lockdown. However the govt final clarification or gazette is yet to be made public. Through Media source News18 the announcement is made regarding halt of generation of new Govt Jobs for current year 2020 and construction activities.
Uttar Pradesh state being the largest state with population has also faced huge deficit in lockdown due to Coronavirus and this resulted huge revenue loss for the state. To curb the financial burden Yogi Adityanath led government announced on Monday the big decision. According to Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in State total 4605 Coronavirus cases have been found till Monday May 18, 2783 patients have been cured and discharged. However 244 infected ones have lost their lives.
No affect over Sikshak Bharti- Recently the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board tended to complete the 69,000 Teachers bharti, after Allahabad High Court delivered verdict in more than one and half year long pending Sikshak bharti. The Counseling process is undergoing amid lockdown & bharti is expected to finish by June end.
Police PAC bharti unaffected- UP Police PAC Constable Bharti Medical Test & Training is pending. However the final result against 49,568 posts had announced.
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In Uttar Pradesh State thousands of vacant posts are lying vacant in different departments/ organizations and several ongoing Recruitments are hanging for years. The latest decision to halt new govt job services at state level may raise uproar among unemployed youth, the report added.
No new Construction activity at State Level-
The govt is supposed to halt new major construction activities in state, however the final gazette and notice is yet to be out. Based on report along with new jobs’ halt, major construction works will also be put on hold in current year 2020.