AP Grama Volunteer Notification (2) 2019: Andhra Pradesh Government has announced the vacancies for Andhra Pradesh Grama Volunteer 2019 recruitment for Grama/Village Volunteers and Ward Volunteers. Candidates who have passed class 10th are eligible to apply for the AP Grama Volunteer 2019 recruitment. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview by the selection committee. Job of these volunteers is to ensure that all the government schemes and programmes are implemented efficiently in rural as well as urban areas. To know more about the salary, eligibility criteria and vacancies in detail, read the article carefully.
AP Grama Volunteer Notification (2) 2019
Andhra Pradesh governmet is hiring volunteers at ward level and village level to ensure that the programmes and schemes launched by the government are implemented efficietly in the areas. Though the job role is of a volunteer but Andhra Pradesh government is providing the honorarium (salary/stipend) of Rs 5000 to the selected candidates, on monthly basis. Important dates related to the recruitment are given below:
Tentative Dates of AP Grama Volunteer Notification (2) 2019
|Application Start Date||01 Nov 2019|
|Last Date of Application Submission||01 Nov 2019 to 10 Nov 2019|
|Application Scrutiny Date||By 15 Nov 2019|
|Interview conducted by Selection Committee||16 Nov 2019 to 20 Nov 2019|
|Selected Volunteers getting Intimation Letter||22 Nov 2019|
|Induction & Training Programme||29 Nov 2019 to 30 Nov 2019|
|Volunteers Positioning||01 Dec 2019|
Vacancies in AP Grama Volunteer 2019
Andhra Pradesh government has issued the recruitment notification and application form for Municipal Administration & Urban Development (UBS) Department and Panchayat Raj & Rural Development (MDL-1) Department. Tentative vacancies for both the departments are given below:
Village Volunteers: In accordance with the information shared by the districts out of 192964 posts, volunteers are working for 183290 posts, which leaves 9,674 posts vacant. Though exact number of the vacancies will be posted by the district collectors before the notification is issued.
Ward Volunteers: As per the information given by districts, there are 51718 ward volunteers working in urban areas of the state, out of 70888 total posts. If we go by the numbers then around 19,170 posts are vacant currently, but the exact number of the vacant posts will be shared by the district collectors before the notification is issued.
AP Grama Volunteer Apply Online 2019
Application form for AP Grama Volunteer 2019 are available on gramavolunteer.ap.gov.in. Candidates can directly visit the website and fill the form online. While filling the form, candidates should fill their details carefully, by giving the correct information. Avoid giving the details of fake qualification and education as it may lead to severe consequences.
Detailed information related to the process of filling the AP Grama Volunteer 2019 form are given here.
Eligibility Criteria for AP Grama Volunteer 2019
Andhra Pradesh government has set the eligibility criteria specifically for village volunteers and urban volunteers. Details of the same are as follows:
- Candidates applying for Village volunteer position should belong to that particular Panchayat/Village from where they are applying.
- Those who are applying for Ward volunteer should belong to the speciffic Urban Local Body (ULB) they are applying from
Educational Qualifications: It is mandatory for the candidates aspiring for the position of Village Volunteer and Ward Volunteer to have the passing certificate of class 10th or equivalent qualification at the time of applying for the job. Detail bifurcation is given below:
|For Tribal Areas||10th Class|
|For Rural Areas||Inter|
Age: Applicants should be 18 years of age at the time of applying on o1 November 2019 and should not have exceeded the age limit of 35 years for both the posts i.e village volunteer and ward volunteer.
Reservation for AP Grama Volunteer 2019
Reservation of ward and village volunteer is as follows:
Reservation for Ward Volunteers: Rule of reservation for ward volunteer post is as per the rules mentioned in vogue. In each category, 50% posts are reserved for women. Rule of reservation are applicable keeping in mind the ULB area as the unit. If in case, there is no candidate in a particular category, who is available for ULB, then the district might be taken as a unit.
Reservation for Village Volunteers: Rule of reservation for village volunteer is as per the vogue rules. 50% of each category’s post is considered for female candidates. If the vacancy arises, due to non-availability of any community then such posts will be filled by other communities which are available. Rule of the reservation is first fixed keeping taking mandal as the unit first. If candidates are not available in particular Mandal then District is taken as a unit. The case is different when it comes to the scheduled tribe areas, in this case only ST candidates are appointed. If the ST candidate is not avalable in one area, then another ST candidate from another area will be hired.
AP Grama Volunteer 2019 Honorarium
Candidates selected as Ward volunteer or Village volunteer will be paid on honorarium basis every month. Selected candidates will receive the performance-based amount of Rs 5000 in lieu of their services.
Selection Method for AP Grama Volunteer 2019
Once the candidate has shown it’s eligibility and filled the application form then the procedure of selection started. The selection procedure for Ward volunteer and Village volunteer are given below in detail.
Selection method for Grama/Village Volunteer: Selection committee comprising EO (PR & RD)/Tahsildar/MPDO will call the eligible candidates are called for the interview. Interview board then select the candidates after judging them on the parameters given below:
Behavioral Skills: It will be of 15 marks and the test will be based on:
- Value System (Honesty, Discipline, Morality)
- Empathy for the poor
- Social responsibility
- Result orientation
General Awareness: This parameter is of 20 marks and will be based upon:
- Various government programmes and welfare activities
- Social and local problems
- Village development plans (his/her ideas)
Soft Skills: This assessment is of 15 marks and following are the parameters on which it is judged:
- Leadership qualities
- Good communication skills
Each member who is the part of interview board will give the marks, out of maximum 50, to every candidate who appeared in the interview. Result will be then calculated on the basis of the average mark candidate has scored out of 50 in all the three assessments. Candidates who will get selected as the Village volunteers will get their appointment letters from the Chairman of the Selection Committee, that is MPDO.
Selection method for Ward Volunteer: Selection committee will shortlist the candidates and call the eligible candidates for the interview. Selection Committee comprises of MEPMA, PO / TMC, Tahasildar and Municipal Commissioner. Chairman of the Selection Committee who is the Municipal Commissioner will issue the appointment letter to the selected Ward Volunteers. Those candidates who are from the same ward will get the preference. Most eligible and suitable candidates will be selected by the interview board on the basis of following parameters:
All the four parameters mentioned below carries 25 marks each, which makes a total of 100 marks. result of the candidates will be prepared out of 100 marks.
- Candidate should have complete knowledge of various Government Programs, Schemes and welfare activities.
- She/He should have the previous experience of working in NGOs/Federations/Welfare Departments and programs/Social activities.
- Desirable candidate should have good communication skills, leadership qualities as well as general awareness.
- Candidate should also have good soft skills
Training and Positioning of AP Grama Volunteer 2019
Training and positioning of the selected candidates will be done after their appointment. Candidates who are selected as Village volunteer and Ward volunteer two days of induction training. Induction training of Village volunteers will be held at Mandal level, whereas Ward volunteers will be trained at ULB level. Once the training is done, positioning of the candidates of both Ward volunteers, as well as Village volunteers, will be done in the respective villages and ULBs.
Review Mechanism and Performance Appraisal
Performance of the candidates appointed as the Village and Ward volunteer will be monitored carefully and they will be given appraisals. Provision of review mechanics and performance appraisal for ward and village volunteers are:
Ward Volunteer: Performance of the Ward volunteers is monitored by the Municipal Commissioner, at regular intervals. District Collector as Chairman is responsible for the performance appraisal of ward volunteers at the district level.
Village Volunteer: Competent authorities will monitor the performance of the Village volunteers. Panchayat Secretary at village level and MPDO at Mandal level will also monitor the performance of Village volunteers. District Collector is responsible for the appraisals of Village volunteers.
AP Grama Volunteer 2019 Discharge Provision
Any Village volunteer or Ward volunteer, who is not been able to perform well and provide the services in satisfactorily manner will be discharged from her/his duties. Decision to discharge the Village or Ward volunteer is taken by the appointing authorities. At the time of discharge, authorities ensured that there are no dues left at the Local Body or Government side of the candidate.
About Andhra Pradesh Government
Andhra Pradesh government has announced the vacancies of volunteers are village level and ward level. phase-I of Village Volunteer recruitment is over and now phase-II has started. State of Andhra Pradesh is headed by Governor who is the nominal head of the state, along with the Chief Minister who is elected democratically. Though the governor is the ceremonial head of the state but day to day working is looked after by the Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers, who possess the legislative powers.
AP Grama Volunteer Recruitment 2019 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Candidates applying for Ward or Village volunteer position should have passed class 10th.
Ans : 50% of seats are reserved for female candidates in village volunteer and ward volunteer recruitment.
Ans : Candidates applying for the job should not have exceeded the age limit of 35 years.
Ans : Candidates who fail to perform their duties are discharged from their services.
Ans : Tentative vacancies of Ward volunteers are 19170 and for Village volunteers, the tentative number of vacant posts is 9674. Final number of vacancies will be shared by the district collectors.