A five-member Central committee headed by former Central Vigilance Commissioner Pratyush Sinha in its preliminary report has recommended 163 posts of IAS, 112 of IPS and 65 of Indian Forest Service (IFoS) officers for Telangana state. Of these, 114 posts of IAS officers, 78 of IPS and 46 of IFoS have been kept in direct recruitment category, the report said.
The committee said that the distribution of cadre would be in the ratio of 13:10 for residual Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, which is the ratio of the number of districts in the newly formed state.
Residuary Andhra Pradesh will have 211 IAS, 144 IPS and 82 IFoS officers. The panel has categorised the post in 4 different levels - Apex, Higher Administrative Grade (HAG), STS and Sr. Scale. The committee after placing the initial report has also sought comments from stakeholders by May 11.
According to Central data, there are 284 IAS officers, 209 IPS and 136 IFoS officers working in Andhra Pradesh. Of the total posts earmarked for 163 IAS officers in Telangana, one each will be for Chief Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary, 10 for Principal Secretaries and 27 for Secretaries and commissioners.
Among the 112 IPS posts, one position is for Director General of Police (DGP), five Additional Directors General (ADG), 13 Inspectors General (IG), 11 Deputy Inspectors General (DIG) and 31 Superintendents of Police (SP).