I congratulate you all on the occasion of 4th Anniversary of Telangana State Public Service Commission. TSPSC has completed its four year's of journey on 18th December, 2018 and I thank you all for progress and achievements of TSPSC. Over the period of four years, TSPSC has gained recognition as one of the most progressive State PSC's in the country. This is evident from the fact that not only teams from other State PSCs but also teams from PSCs of other countries are visiting TSPSC on study tours. Recently high level delegation from Mauritius Public Service Commission and DFSC led by its Chairman Mr.S.Gunessee visited TSPSC on 17.11.2018 and were impressed with our online exams system (CBRT) and various other reforms taken up by TSPSC. They sought our help and advice in upgrading their recruitment procedures at Mauritius PSC. It would be pertinent to note that the Delegation of Mauritius PSC has chosen to visit only UPSC and Telangana State PSC in India to study the recruitment procedure.
The occasion of completion of 4 years would be a time to review the progress and accomplishments of TSPSC and plan the future goals. As you all know when new PSC for Telangana came into existence, there were lot of hopes, aspirations and expectations of the unemployed youth, as rightful share in Government Jobs was one of the prime demands during the agitation for separate Telangana State. TSPSC has always endeavored and made best efforts to fulfill these aspirations.
In the initial days of formation of TSPSC, there were many challenges as everything was required to be built from scratch. We have faced shortage of staff, space, basic infrastructure etc. We have steered ahead successfully through many of the obstacles and witnessed various phases of development viz., developing our own website, logo, scheme and syllabus and other basic necessities in the first one year of formation. Thereafter we focused on issue of notifications. Around 36182 posts were notified not only for various Government departments but also for PSUs, Local bodies, Professors, Teacher posts etc.
As on Dec 2018 we have issued 101 notifications for 36182 vacancies. TSPSC processed applications for 48.34 lakh candidates and at present the number of candidates registered with TSPSC-OTR (One Time Registration) is 24.56. Even though TSPSC is striving hard and making best efforts to finalise the selections at the earliest, some recruitments were delayed owing to various court cases on account of OMR wrong bubbling, qualification equivalence etc.
I appreciate the employees of TSPSC for their hard work and dedication to work and would like to place on record that only with their active involvement and support it was possible to meet the deadlines and complete the work in time. I hope they would continue to work with the same spirit and enthusiasm in future also to evolve TSPSC as one of the model PSC in the country.