83 posts in education department lying vacant in Mumbai
The reply to an application filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act has revealed that a large number of posts are lying vacant in various branches of the Department of Education of Maharashtra. The reply to the application shows that a total of 83 posts are vacant in various offices from different grades and branches in Mumbai viz. the north, west and south zone offices of the education department as well as in the office of deputy director of education.
The deputy director of education stated that all the posts are filled through examinations held by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) and the information about the staff requirements are regularly conveyed to the MPSC. However, he also stated that the shortage of staff is not a major problem and asserted that work of the department won't be affected due to paucity of staff as the responsibilities are shared aptly.