As part of that, 36,000 vacancies will be filled in the first phase, a statement from the Chief Minister's Office(CMO) said. The move is aimed at strengthening the government machinery in rural areas, it said.
According to the statement, priority will be given to agriculture and rural development departments for the development of agriculture sector, improving the farmers' lives and providing essential infrastructure in rural areas.
The decision to fill the vacancies was taken to ensure that the government schemes for the welfare of farmers and strengthening of the agriculture sector are implemented expeditiously, the statement said adding that vacant posts were creating problems for its smooth implementation.
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