MBA, B Tech Holders Apply for Sweeper Posts
The applications received for the post of sweeper are giving a kind of shock to officials. The post that does not need any educational qualification at all is being applied for by a number of graduates. This is an example that shows the extent of unemployment in India.
Notification for the post of sweepers for Amroha Municipality in Uttar Pradesh has been released. As many as 19,000 applications were received. Most applicants among them are B.Tech, B.A, B.Sc, M.A, MBA holders. The post needs no educational qualification and offers salary of Rs. 17,000 per month. Sweepers unions have been demanding that the posts be reserved for Valmiki community. So, the procedure of recruitment of sweepers has temporarily been stopped. Amroha Municipal office superintendent Ghazia Alam mentioned that thousands of applications are received from educated persons for the post.