Vacancies in Post Offices : Circle-wise Vacant Posts
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
QUESTION NO 867
ANSWERED ON 22.12.2017
Vacancies in post offices of Karnataka
867 Shri K.C. Ramamurthy
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS be pleased to state :-
(a) whether it is a fact that there are more than 2000 vacancies of postmasters, supervisors, postal assistants, postmen, etc., in the State of Karnataka, if so, the details thereof, circle-wise;
(b) how postal services are impacted by such huge vacancies; and
(c) since how long the above are lying vacant and the steps taken by the Ministry to fill up all the vacancies?
THE MINISTER OF STATE (IC) OF THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS & MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI MANOJ SINHA)
(a) There are 2614 vacant posts in Karnataka Circle in the posts of Multi Tasking Staff, Postman, Postal Assistant / Sorting Assistant, Postmaster Grade, Inspector Posts etc. Circle-wise vacant posts in different categories of posts are as under:
(b) Vacant posts are being manned by appropriately redeploying the available staff to ensure that postal services are not affected.
(c) Shortage of staff is due to vacancies arising on account of retirement, promotion, death and deputation. Recruitment to fill up vacant posts is done periodically by holding departmental examination, direct recruitment through Staff Selection Commission and also by individual Circle as per the provisions of the relevant recruitment rules.