The Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India has notified the posts allocated to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States post bifurcation.
The DoPT released the regulations called the Indian Administrative Service (Fixation of cadre Strength) Fifth Amendment Regulations for publication in the Official Gazette as per the provisions in Section 76 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.
While the total authorised strength before the notification was 376, the total authorised strength for Andhra Pradesh is 211 and of which posts to be filled by direct recruitment are 147.
For Telangana, the total strength of posts is 163 and the posts to be filled by direct recruitment are 114.
The Andhra Pradesh IAS cadres posts include 115 posts under the State Government and 89 posts for Telangana, including the cadre posts of Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary, principal secretary, secretary, Collectors and District Magistrate, Joint Collectors, Project Officers (ITDA, DRDA, CEO, ZP), Joint Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, Chief Rationing Officer, Directors and Additional/Joint/Deputy Secretaries to Government.
The other posts include Central deputation posts, State deputation reserve, training reserve, Leave reserve and junior posts reserve and posts to be filled by promotion under rule 8 of the IAS (Recruitment) rules, 1954.
The allocation of all India cadre officers, including IAS, IPS and IFS, will be made to both the successor States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana after the Centre and the Prime Minister approve the guidelines of the Pratyush Sinha Committee.