Govt plans to induct private sector specialists at crucial mid-level of bureaucratic hierarchy

Updated: few hours ago

New Delhi, Jun 12 (PTI) The Centre has planned to induct private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, officials said Wednesday.

Usually these posts are manned by government servants selected through various Group A services like the IAS and from the promotee officers of the Central Secretariat Service among others.

C Chandramouli, the Secretary of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), has asked officials concerned to prepare a formal proposal for the induction of domain experts at the level of DS and Director, the officials said.

A total of 40 such officers are likely to be appointed initially, they said.