Fulfilling one of his poll promises, Jagan has taken up the recruitment of posts in grama and ward secretariats as one of the prestigious undertakings. The government notification for 1.26 lakh vacancies has raised great expectations amongst the job seekers of all castes and communities. About 19.5 lakh candidates have appeared for the exams fostering their dream of a government job. But do the posts really fall under the category of government jobs? This has become a debatable topic in the political fraternity as the government chose to remain buttoned up.
AP Public Service Commission (APPSC) which fell victim to this ruckus, has clarified that their commission had nothing to do with either the Sachivalaya or Grama Volunteers tests or appointments. Amidst the paper leak allegations and an open letter by the Opposition lead, APPSC Chairman Uday Bhaskar has called on a board meeting to review the scenario. Post the meeting with the board members, Uday Bhaskar has taken to the media to end the speculations that have become the eye of a storm in state politics. “We have nothing to do with the recruitment process. The examinations were conducted by Panchayat Raj department and they are ones who ought to give necessary clarification,” stated Uday Bhaskar. He also said that their organisation is a constitutional entity which needs to maintain confidentiality with certain things. The Chairman said the government had not sought its agency for any sort of report on the examination or merit list. Seems like the constitutional body has taken a U-turn switching to self-defence mode and pushing the Jagan government into further troubles.