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Will take steps to fill up government vacancies: Fadnavis

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Chief Minister Devendra today assured the that steps would be taken to fill up vacancies in the government.

He was responding to of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, who claimed the government has almost stopped the recruitment through the Public Service Commission (MPSC) which led to protests by unemployed youths in some parts of the state.

Moving an adjournment notice over the issue, the said 1.5 lakh government posts are vacant, but the MPSC recently put out advertisements for only 69 posts.

The (Central) government has promised to create two crore jobs every year, but recruitment has been cut down by 30 percent, Vikhe Patil claimed.

denied that the has stopped the recruitment through the MPSC. "We are in the process of reviewing (government) vacancies and will take steps to fill them up soon," he said.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 16:35 IST