Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy has approved a proposal to allow compassionate appointments of the dependents of the RTC employees who die in harness, in the undertaking.

These appointments are subject to the availability of sanctioned vacancies, a press release issued by the Chief Minister's Office said here on Saturday.

Posts in Genco

Mr. Reddy also gave his nod to the proposal to sanction 1,341 posts in the AP Genco, considering its staff shortage and increased workload in the light of several upcoming power projects.

These posts would include 350 of assistant engineers, 881 junior plant attendants and 110 lower division clerks (LDC).

The release said the posts of assistant engineers and junior plant attendants would be filled through direct recruitment and that of LDC through outsourcing.

The additional financial burden on account of filling these posts would be met by the AP Genco.