Govt to offer 75,000 jobs in next 18 months: Stalin

Chief Minister M K Stalin announced on Tuesday that more than 75,000 job vacancies in the State government would be filled up by January, 2026, as his government believed in devising schemes for the welfare of the youth by taking into consideration their future and progress.

Making a statement under Rule 110 in the State Assembly, Stalin said that 7,595 vacancies would be filled through the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, another 19,260 new jobs would be given through the Teachers Recruitment Board, 3,041 placements made through the Medical Services Recruitment Board and 6,688 through the uniformed services selection board.

Apart from that, 30,219 vacancies that would be arising in the departments of social welfare, municipal administration and water supply would also be filled up, he said.

In the past three years a total of 65,483 appointment orders were issued for jobs in government departments, government organisations and local bodies and employment opportunities in the private sector came for 77,78,999 youth, as per the data obtained from the Union Government’ provident fund office, he said.

Through the Chief Minister’s dream initiative of ‘Naan Mudhalvan’ (I am leader) scheme, under which special skill development training were provided to youth, 3,06,459 persons had got employment in the private sector while 2,01,596 youth were chosen for positions in companies through the special job fairs conducted by the State government’s Labour Welfare Board, he said.