Port Blair, Dec. 17: Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development while replying to the Member of Parliament, Shri BP Ray’s question on vacant posts of PGTs stated that no posts of PGTs are lying vacant from 2002 to 2005 but a total of 34 posts of PGTs are lying vacant from 2006-2012.

He further stated that as regards to the proposal of filling up of the vacant posts, the A&N Administration has initiated action to conduct the DPC for filling up of 22 vacancies under Promotion Quota and 12 vacancies under the direct recruitment quota.