Odisha government to recruit transgenders as jail warders

Posted on:03 Aug 2016 09:31:30
Odisha government to recruit transgenders as jail warders
03 August 2016 Current Affairs: The Odisha government has decided to recruit members of transgender community as warders in jails of the State.

The Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission to start the process of recruitment of transgenders. 

As per the direction of the Directorate of Prison, members of transgender community could apply for 185 warders’ posts in jails.

The Odisha government which thought of providing livelihood support as well as social recognition to the marginalised section of the society. It is perhaps for the first time, the transgender community is being considered for the post.

It needs to be mentioned that Odisha had brought members of transgender community under purview of the National Food Security Act.

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