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Governor gives assent to staff selection commission bill



Governor Mridula Sinha on Wednesday  gave her assent to the Goa staff selection commission bill, which stipulates recruitment for Group  C posts through examinations and interviews by the  commission.

Speaking to ‘The Navhind Times’ late Wednesday evening, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant confirmed that the Governor gave  her assent to the bill, which had been passed by the state legislative assembly in this year’s  monsoon

Henceforth, recruitments for Group C posts will be carried out only through the staff selection commission.

In a  note moved recently, the Chief Minister had asked the departments that had  advertised  Group C posts after the bill had been passed in the assembly last month to withdraw the advertisements.

All the departments had been asked not to release new advertisements on  recruitments for  Group C posts.

Sawant said the  government will now initiate process for framing rules as regards the commission, and will name its  chairman and members.

The Chief Minister had moved the note directing all the departments that recruitments for  Group C posts would  be carried out by the commission.

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