3.28 lakh govt posts vacant: Minister

Sangsad Bhaban -Some 328,311 posts have been lying vacant with different ministries, Public Administration Syed Ashraful Islam told parliament on Tuesday. -UNB
“Yes, necessary steps have been taken to fill up the vacant posts,” he said while responding to a tabled stared question from Mahfuzur Rahman (Chittagong-3).
Replying to another question from MA Awal (Laxmipur-1) the Minister said currently the number of public servants in the country is 13,82,393.
Of the total number, 148,819 are first class (grade 1-9) officers.
The number of public servants under grade 1 is 335, grade-2 is 3224, grade-3 is 4677, grade-4 is 8134, grade-5 is 15794, grade-6 is 33411, grade-7 is 5494, grade-8 is 4673 and grade-9 is 73876, he said.
The number of public servants under fixed salary category is 101 while 265 persons were appointed on contractual basis.