Tamil Nadu’s Assembly on Friday passed more than 12 bills, including one that gives the TN Civil Service Commission the task of recruiting staff from public sector companies to further open up job opportunities. employment for rural youth.
A bill amending the 1983 TN Cooperative Societies Act was enacted to make visually impaired people and those unable to write due to a physical disability eligible for election or appointment as a member of a board of directors of any registered cooperative society.
The TN Civil Service Commission (Additional Functions) Bill 2022 gives the TNPSC the task of recruiting services from state-owned PSUs, state-owned companies and statutory boards. The bill was piloted by the Minister of Finance, Palanivel Thiaga Rajan.
Recruitment for positions in these public bodies by the TNPSC would standardize the candidate selection process and also allow young people in rural and remote areas of the state to apply for vacancies, according to the Objects to the Bill.
In addition, it would relieve these organizations of the tedious work of recruiting and give them more time to focus on their core work.
Proposed by Chief Minister MK Stalin, the Chennai City Police Bill of 2022 (Extension to the Cities of Avadi and Tambaram) extending the provisions of the Chennai City Police Act of 1888 to the two suburban regions has been adopted.
Bills providing for the creation of municipal corporations in Kancheepuram, Kumbakonam, Cuddalore, Sivakasi, Karur and Tambaram have been adopted.
The TN Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2022 which reduced the term of the board of directors of societies from 5 to 3 years, which the AIADMK opposed, was also passed. A total of 15 bills were passed.
The House was later adjourned sine die by President M Appavu. The first session of the TN Assembly for 2022 began on January 5 with Governor RN Ravi’s address to the House.