Shortage of Subordinate Staff
There is shortage of subordinate staff in the Defence Ministry. The details are:
|Sl. No.||Name of Posts||Vacancy|
|3.||Assistant Section Officer||06|
|4.||Senior Secretariat Assistant||96|
|5.||Junior Secretariat Assistant||20|
|6.||Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’||42|
|7.||Multi Tasking Staff (MTS)||60|
DoPT is the cadre controlling authority for the posts at SL. No. 1 to 6. They have been requested to fill up the vacancies in these posts. The post of MTS at SL No. 7 are filled through Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Steps have been taken to fill up these posts through SSC. In the meanwhile in order to tackle the shortage, Ex-serviceman and retired employees are engaged on contract basis from time to time as an interim measure.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Shri Raj Kumar Dhoot in Rajya Sabha today.