On June 24th, the YSRCP government had issued notification for village volunteers position. In just four days, two Lakh people have applied for this job and as the applications are flooding, the officials started scrutinizing them.
For this the government has opened a separate web portal so that the applicants can study the guidelines before applying. The last date to send the application is July 5th and the officials thought of reviewing the applications from July 10th but as aspirants are too many, they started it early.
The village volunteers salary is fixed at Rs 5000 per month and for this the state government needs Rs 1200 crore year. Depending upon the families residing in a village, the district collectors will take a call on the number of volunteers required in a district. The notification has also offered fifty percent reservations to women beside the BC, SC and ST reservation.