WB govt creates 700 additional posts

The West Bengal government Tuesday decided to create 700 additional posts in four departments, including Home, bringing the number of such positions created in the current financial year to over 17,000.

Kolkata: The West Bengal government Tuesday decided to create 700 additional posts in four departments,
including Home, bringing the number of such positions created
in the current financial year to over 17,000.

"It has been decided to create 474 additional posts in
the Home (Police) department, 189 in hospitals under the
Health and Family Welfare department, 25 in colleges under the
Higher Education department and 12 in the Minority Affairs and
Madrasa Education department," Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta
told reporters after a cabinet meeting.

He said in the two Cabinet meetings held on April 20 and
May 20, the government had created 17,081 additional posts in
various departments.

Dasgupta said the Cabinet has also decided to have
society registration under the West Bengal Registration
of Societies Act done by Treasury Officers and Additional
Treasury Officers in the districts.

Registration of societies in Kolkata and the adjoining
districts of Howrah, North and South 24 Parganas will,
however, be done in Kolkata, he said.

PTI

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