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Maharashtra government to introduce law on paper leakage during monsoons

Maharashtra government to introduce law on paper leakage during monsoons
Maharashtra government to introduce law on paper leakage during monsoons

Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the Assembly that a law will be introduced in the state to stop paper leakage. The central government has passed a law regarding distribution of papers in accordance with competitive examinations. The process to introduce such a law in the state too is underway.

MLAs Balasaheb Thorat, Rajesh Tope, Ashish Shelar, Bhaskar Jadhav, Anil Deshmukh, Prakash Abitkar, Rohit Pawar had raised questions regarding the paper leak and proper conduct of the examination. In response, Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that this government has achieved the historic feat of filling one lakh posts in two years.

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The government had announced recruitment for 75 thousand posts. Out of these, 57,452 people have been appointed while the process of appointment of 19,853 people is still going on. The recruitment process is still going on for 31,201 posts. The recruitment process will continue continuously in the coming period. Group ‘C’ category seats are being allotted to MPSC in a phased manner.

Deputy Chief Minister Fadnavis said that irregularities have come to light in the examination conducted for gazetted posts under the Soil and Water Conservation Department. Therefore, it has been decided to cancel the said examination. The Soil and Water Conservation Department is taking action regarding re-examination and measures to be taken to prevent malpractices in connection with this examination. He also said that the examination will be conducted by TCS and IBPS.