This is the first time the center has decided to engage pensioners to oversee government jobs recruitment exams conducted by Staff Selection Commission.
In this regard, the commission has written to personnel ministry and asked them to give a list of pensioners to choose appropriate candidates.
The retired central government employees will work as an Inspecting Officers and members of the flying squad for conducting and supervising of examinations at various places, read a statement by the ministry.
Government's initiative Sanklap
- The personnel ministry maintains a list of pensioners in an online initiative called 'Sankalp'. It provides a platform for the pensioners to access opportunities available for useful interventions in the society
- It also helped the organizations working in these areas to choose appropriate skill and expertise from the available pool of volunteers
- The organization has already 1815 registered pensioners and the ministry wants all pensioners to get themselves registered on this platform.
SSC is one of the largest recruiting agencies in the country authorized to conduct eight exams. There are about 58 lakh central government pensioners.