Govt departments to recruit Kannadigas as outsourced employees

Prime News, Karnataka, Jobs, Bengaluru, November 28:- All human resource agencies that provide outsourced staff to various government departments, should henceforth hire only Kannadigas, said a circular issued by the Government of Karnataka on Friday (November 27). The circular directs all the departments to place this condition before the agencies.

The Chief Secretary T M Vijaybhaskar in his circular said the state government is observing “Kannada year” this year (November 2020-21) and stressed the enforcement of Kannada in day-to-day administration. The government has listed out 19 points on enforcing Kannada.

Vijaybhaskar has directed human resource agencies providing outsourced staff to various government departments, to recruit Kannadigas and also place the same condition in their agreement copy with the agencies.

The circular also said they should give a chance to local Kannadiga artistes in all their road shows, including Dasara, Hampi Utsav and other events. It urged the departments to send text messages in Kannada. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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