The Assam Kaziranga University

In September, Assam intends to raise five new commando battalions, creating more than 10,000 new government jobs in the process.

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, made this announcement on Tuesday during his speech at the ceremony to lay the cornerstone for the construction of an RCC bridge over the Dhansiri on the Udalguri-Bhairabkunda Road in the Udlaguri district.

This statement came amid a statewide recruiting effort to fill over 30,000 vacant Grade III and Grade IV positions in the state’s government agencies.

Reiterating the government’s pledge to create one lakh employment, the chief minister remarked, “We have already started the process of recruiting about 30,000 youths in Grade III and Grade IV posts and next month we plan to generate another 10,000 jobs in five new commando battalions.”

Later, on Thursday, taking to Facebook, the chief minister wrote, “In our concerted push to complete one lakh jobs at earliest, glad to share that today we’ve decided to complete recruitment for 12,000 posts on Sept 22, 2022. Having completed 30,000 recruitements in May, this will take total recruitments so far to 42,000. Our youth, our pride!”

The Assam Kaziranga University