Tuesday, May 26, 2009
THE PLANNING Commission of India is recruiting 35 officers at the level of joint secretary or equivalent, the department of personnel & training, or DoPT has announced. It is proposed to fill up the posts of Unique Identification (UID) Commissioners (Central government’s joint secretary level) one each in the capital of each state and union territory of India in Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) under the Planning Commission. The pay scale is Rs 37400-67000 (PB-4) with a grade pay of Rs 10,000. It’s also announced that the names of willing officers empanelled to hold joint secretary or equivalent posts at the Centre may be recommended within four weeks. The applicants need to be clear from any case with vigilance and their integrity have to be certified. For the starter, the government made a provision of Rs 100 crore in the interim budget for 2009-10 its ambitious unique identification project which will give a unique number to every citizen of the country. An authority called Unique Identification Authority of India was already set up, and the government has already notified that.