He said that the Social Welfare and Social Education (SWSE) would act as nodal department in the special recruitment drive for persons with disabilities, posts like teachers and MPW would be handed by the concerned departments.

“The education department will follow the existing guidelines including TET while filling up posts of teaching staff, the Health department will follow the state government’s recruitment in case of filling up post of MWP or others”, he said.

Saha said the cabinet also gave its nod to appoint four Dairy Officers.

“Following request from the NERLP, the cabinet okayed to fill up ten posts of different categories under NERLP and seven posts under Dindayal Upadhayaya Yojana (DUY)”, he said.

He also added that all the posts under DUY and NERLP would be of one year and purely on temporary basis.

The concerned departments would be asked to push the special recruitment drive for persons with disabilities at the earliest, he said.