Odisha government to recruit transgenders as jail warders
Posted on:03 Aug 2016 09:31:30
03 August 2016 Current Affairs GK: 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.
FreshersLive - No.1 Job site in India. Fresherslive Current Affairs 2017 section offers informative quiz questions with answers regarding latest current affairs today for all sorts of competitive exams like UPSC, TNPSC , IFS, IAS, IPS, railway exams (RRB) and banking exams like IPBS PO, IPBS clerk, Federal Bank PO, ICICI, SBI, RBI legal officer & Grade officer posts and much more. Register with us to get latest Current Affairs Updates. Also get latest Current Affairs news and quiz Updates for free alerts daily through E-mail