UP to give posts of DMs to PCS cadre
Lucknow, Mar 11 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav today announced that the Provincial Civil Service (PCS) cadre would get some District Magistrate posts in the state.
Mr Yadav also announced an increase in the percentage of PCS officers being promoted to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) cadre, from 33 per cent to 50 per cent.
PCS would get five posts in the scale of Rs 22,400-24,500, he added.
The proposal regarding the increase in promotional quota of PCS would be sent to the Centre, so that it could be implemented after sanction, he said.
''The state government is committed to solving the problems of the PCS cadre,'' the CM said addressing the three-day Annual Convention of PCS here.
Mr Yadav said PCS officers doing judicial work like Chief Revenue Officer, Additional Commissioner (Judicial) and Members Judicial and Revenue Board would get facilities like judicial officers.
''They will be appointed in different commissions after retirement and some officers belonging to PCS cadre have already been appointed as such.'' Further, the Samajwadi Party supremo appealed to officers to work for the betterment and welfare of poor and those lagging behind in the path of development.
''It is the duty of officers to streamline the administration, so that the fruits of development reach the needy, besides enhancing the image of UP in the country,'' he added.
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