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Tribal Affairs Department of J&K working on proposal to fill vacancies

Last Updated on April 25, 2021 at 6:39 pm

Administrative Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department and Chief Executive Officer Mission Youth, J&K , Dr Shahid Choudhary discussed roadmap for fast tracking developmental projects and new initiatives by the department. Projects were reviewed in a meeting of officers held today.

Deliberations were held on establishment of Model Residential Schools in tribal areas, creation of posts and filling vacancies to strengthen the department for efficient functioning, developing portal for scholarship disbursement and real-time online monitoring, e-office, new projects , educational plan and Forest Rights Act implementation.

The department intends to operate and make functional 4 Model Residential Schools in make-shift facilities and filling up of posts has been taken up with National Testing Agency for which notification has been issued. Meanwhile apart from fast-tracking work on buildings of these schools the department is exploring more areas to be covered with residential schools and hostels this year.

Dr Shahid asked the department to develop a portal for enrolment of students and disbursement of scholarships in a timely and transparent manner. The student details will be registered on the portal and authenticated by institutions to reduce the delays. Department will frame and notify rules in this context. He also appealed the student community to avail the doctoral and research fellowships including the overseas scholarship of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt of India.

Meanwhile , department is  working on proposal for creation of new posts including for administrative units and hostels , recruitment to fill vacancies and other arrangements to fill the shortage of professional manpower. Sixteen posts have been referred to Service Selection Board meanwhile the department has taken up proposal for filling up of the posts of District Tribal Welfare Officers and upgradation of Tribal Welfare Officers posts , it was informed.