On Tuesday, 6 February, news emerged that Engineering and MBA graduates from Tamil Nadu are in the race to bag the work of sweepers and sanitary workers in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretariat.
This comes just a few days after India learned that the country’s unemployment rate stands at 6.1 percent in 2017-18, a 45-year high according to the National Sample Survey Office’s (NSSO) periodic labour force survey (PLFS).
According to IANS, many Diploma holders, too, are fighting it out for the posts of sweeper (10 vacancies) and sanitary worker (four vacancies) in Tamil Nadu. On 26 September 2018, the Assembly Secretariat sought applications for the posts.
The only qualification was that the aspiring candidates should be able-bodied. The minimum age limit…