New Delhi, Jan 17 : The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to fill up 246 technical posts through the direct recruitment method in partial relaxation of the guidelines of the Annual Direct Recruitment Plan (ADRP) Scheme in six organizations.
The organization included Tea Board, Coffee Board, Rubber Board, Spices Board, Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), and Export Inspection Council of India (EIC) under the administrative control of the Department of Commerce.
It also gave approval for exemption of all technical posts from the application of Annual ADRP as recommended by the Committee of Secretaries.
By exempting these posts from ADRP, Strategic functions services rendered by the Commodity Boards which include R and D, development and extension services and market development and research, increasing production, re-plantation and rejuvenation activities etc. can be sustained on regular basis.