200 more pharmacists to be appointed, ICA Minister

By Our Correspondent

Agartala, August 13, 2022

After the weekly cabinet meeting held on Friday, the state government has decided to create some new posts and will issue an appointment process to recruit in different departments of the government.

Addressing a press conference here at Civil Secretariat on Friday afternoon, Information and Cultural Affairs Minister Sushanta Chowdhury giving details of the cabinet decisions said that the government has decided to appoint 200 more pharmacists (Allopathic) under the Health and Family Welfare department of the state government.

Apart from this, the cabinet has also decided to appoint 20 multi-tasking staff at the Audit Directorate of Finance department and 9 sub-inspectors (SIs) in Excise department, said Minister and added that all these pots will be filled up through recruitment process by Tripura Public Service Commission (TPSC).

Altogether 35 persons will be recruited in the Food department including 6 Food Sub-Inspectors (SIs), three posts for fumigation assistants, six posts for junior store keepers and 20 more posts of lower division clerks (LDC).

The cabinet decided to create 8 assistant divisional fire officers and created 147 more posts in the PWD department including posts for draftsmen, junior draftsman, surveyor, senior surveyor and in the post of Overseer categories and all these posts will be filled up through promotions, said Chowdhury.

He said that the cabinet has sanctioned the changes in recruitment rules for pharmacist (allopathic), lab technician, Ophthalmic Assistant and added that the qualification for the post of Pharmacist (Allopath), Lab Technician, Ophthalmic Assistant posts was a diploma in Pharmacy. Due to changes made in the recruitment rules, degree holders in Pharmacy may apply for the posts.

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