2,66,796 Village Volunteers Recruited

The government has successfully recruited 2,66,796 volunteers in rural and urban wards in just 45 days. Out of the 2,66,796 volunteers, 1,93,421 volunteers were for the rural areas and 73,375 volunteers in urban areas.

There will be one volunteer for every 50 -100 house in the urban areas and one for every 35 house in the village areas.

50% Recruits are Women

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had earlier directed officials to give importance to woman while recruiting these Volunteers. Out of thee 2.66 lakh volunteers selected, 1.33 lakh posts were given to women. Candidates from the SC, ST and BC categories were selected as per reservations.

Volunteers to start work on Independence Day

Officials set up special LCDs at each zonal center so that volunteers across the state could view the inaugural programme. The village and ward-appointed volunteers will meet on the first day at the MPDO offices in the zonal centers and the municipal commissioner's offices and will start functioning from Thursday itself.

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