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BPSC can hire govt engineers: Nitish

PATNA: Chief minister (CM) Nitish Kumar on Saturday said the state government would allow recruitment of graduate engineers through Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) as a substitute of the Bihar Technical Service Commission (BTSC).

“The state government had determined to nominate engineers during the BTSC best to make the recruitment process sooner. However, we haven't any downside if the graduate engineers want their recruitment during the BPSC,” the CM said while addressing an match of the rural works department right here.

In July 2018, the state government had upgraded the present Bihar Technical Employees Selection Commission (BTESC) as the BTSC through a legislation and determined to recruit medical doctors, graduate engineers and veterinary medical doctors through the brand new recruiting frame.

However, the Bihar Engineering Services Association (BESA), a union of graduate engineers, opposed the state government’s move and demanded their recruitment during the BPSC, as was once the practice earlier.

“We had launched an indefinite strike on February 6. However, the agitation was once called off on February 8 after fruitful talks with chief secretary Deepak Kumar,” BESA president Ajay Kumar Sinha informed NewsTread over the telephone on Saturday.

Welcoming the CM’s announcement, Sinha hoped that the state government would quickly convey out a notification or round for restoring the recruitment process during the BPSC.

The CM, then again, didn’t clarify the federal government’s stand on recruitment of medical doctors and veterinary medical doctors.

Sinha said around three,000 posts of graduate engineers are lately mendacity vacant in quite a lot of departments of the state government. “We hope the BPSC will now expedite the recruitment process,” he said.

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