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COVID-19: TN govt bans new posts due to "compelling need"


Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The Tamil Nadu government has

imposed a complete ban on creation of new posts in all the departments in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and the "compelling need" to regulate expenditure, a Government Order said.

Though recruitment to fill existing entry level vacant posts includingthrough compassionate grounds shall continue with the approval of theStaff Committee, "there shall be a total ban on creation of new posts inall departments,"a G.O., issued on May 20, which was made available to the media on Thursday said.

"Considering, the prevailing situation of COVID-19 in the State and the compelling need to regulate expenditure on emoluments," the government has banned creation of new posts, the order said.

However, promotions and recruitment by transfer shall continue as perthe existing procedure, the order added.

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First Published: Thu, May 21 2020. 21:11 IST