Port Blair, Sept 24: Mr. Vishal Jolly, Former State President, BJP- A & N islands & Member Home Ministry Advisory Committee, GoI has written a letter to Chief Secretary, A & N Administration and requested to consider age limit for the post of Pharmacist under DHS as per the recruitment notice of 2018 population.
In his letter Mr. Jolly wrote that administration is filling up much awaited 28 vacant post of Pharmacist under the directorate of Health Services at-least on contractual basis. The last regular appointment was done in the year 2009 and since then no vacancy was filled. In the year 2018, administration called for the E –recruitment notice vide No. 5-88/Rect.DHS/2018-19/3525 dated 28th Sept, 2018 for 25 posts of Pharmacist. It is understood that these posts will be filled soon as well.
Further he added that delay in recruitment process has made many eligible candidates who applied in 2018 to become ineligible due to age factor and request to consider the age limit at par with the above said e-recruitment notice published in 2018, for the candidates who wish to apply for the 28 contractual post of Pharmacist which is published vide No. 5-98/Esst/DHS/2018/2930 dated 30th September 202.
This will enable many eligible youths of the island who will be deprived to apply for the contractual post which has termed 05.10.2021 as crucial date for determining the age to apply for the post he added.