UP Home Guard Recruitment 2021: As soon as the panchayat elections are over, 10 thousand home guard jawans will be recruited in the state, there will be eight thousand men and two thousand women. The government has approved the proposal of the department. The department has also started preparing for it. Home Guards Department has not been recruiting soldiers for nearly 10 years. About 30 thousand posts are vacant in the department.
Department started preparations for UP Home Guard Recruitment 2021
At the headquarters level in the department, officials have started preparing the roadmap for the recruitment of soldiers. The earlier recruitments were for the deceased dependents. In the first phase, 10 thousand soldiers will be recruited. After this, the further process will start. Every year, about three thousand home guards are retiring continuously. Due to the non-recruitment of soldiers in the department for a long time, the number of vacant posts is increasing.
30 thousand posts are still vacant
‘Homeguard jawans had not been recruited in the department for nearly 10 years. Due to this, 30 thousand posts are vacant. Our Home Guards are doing duty in Police Station, UP 112, Industry, District Administration, and other institutions. The proposal was made under the guidance of Principal Secretary Anil Kumar II. The government has approved this. Recruitment will begin after the panchayat elections. – Ranjit Singh, DIG, Home Guard Headquarters
A look at the figures
Sanctioned number of home guards in the state: 1,18,348
At present, the number of home guards in the state: around 87 thousand
A number of regular duty personnel: 82 thousand approx.