CM Jagan launches APCOS
It's an agency to recruit Outsourcing staff
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched Andhra Pradesh Corporation for Outsourced Services (APCOS). It's a statutory body managed by the government and it would recruit outsourcing employees for various government departments.
The appointment letters will be handed over to 50,449 outsourcing staff working all over the state by through APCOS.
The state government has taken the decision to launch APCOS to maintain complete transparency in the recruitment process without corruption. This will, in turn, help the state government in safeguarding reservation in the recruitment process.
Later Jagan spoke to outsourcing employees through a video conference. He said that there will be no place for corruption in outsourcing jobs and their salaries will be credited by the 1st of every month.
YS Jagan said, “During Padayatra, many contract employees came to me and shared their grief and they have said that salary cuts were imposed without paying the full amount."
He said that most of the people told him they needed to pay money to get jobs during the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) regime. In order to get rid of corruption in contract jobs, the YSR Congress party launched APCOS, said YS Jagan.
The CM said that 50 per cent reservation will be for women employees.
The AP government will recruit the Chairman of the APCOS, he might be from the General Administration Department (GAD) or Special General Secretary or else a Government general secretary, said YS Jagan.