"A tender has already been floated for appointment of a recruitment agency," he said.
FCI conducts recruitment for category I, II and III officers through an agency via an open tender enquiry, he said.
Around 5,648 candidates have joined in FCI under direct recruitment during last three years.
Against the sanction of 42,038 personnel, 22,428 are in position at FCI, which is the nodal government agency for procuring foodgrains in the country.
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