The Uttar Pradesh Government on 29 August 2017 decided to end the process of holding interview for selection of candidates for the government jobs in all the non-gazetted posts of Group B, C and D categories.
The decision was made at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
An official statement said, “The decision has been taken keeping in mind the system followed by the Government of India.”
State Government spokesperson and Health Minister Sidharthnath Singh said that with an aim to bring transparency in recruitment in government jobs, the state government has decided to do away with the interview in the recruitment of non-gazetted officers from Class II to IV.
However, for recruitment of gazetted officers in Class II category, Interview will be a must. The spokesperson said the state government will follow the directives of the Union government.
This new rule will not be binding on the ongoing recruitment for Class II officers.
Other decisions taken at the meet include
• It decided to fix the support price of a common variety of paddy at Rs 1550 per quintal and Rs 1590 per quintal for grade-A paddy.
• Aligarh Nagar Nigam’s boundary will be expanded.
• The boundary of Nagar panchayat Bhawari in Kaushambi district will be increased and upgraded.
• It approved the construction work of the Kailash Mansarovar Bhawan in Ghaziabad. The Bhawan will be developed with an aim to facilitate the pilgrims of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, Sindhu Darshan Yatra and Chardham Yatra.
Who: UP Government
When: 29 August 2017
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