Pakistan is testing a centralized job board to promote vacancies in the public sector. Currently, sanction posts in the country have a 10% vacancy rate.

NJP is an initiative of the federal government and aims to digitize job vacancies across its departments and institutions. Like any other job board, NJP will let job-seekers upload resumes and apply to any listed positions.

According to a latest official estimate, the federal government had 660,000 sanctioned posts available in 2019. By the end of the year, over 81,000 remained vacant.

This is a new step in the Pakistani government’s digital transformation. Historically, the government has relied primarily on print media and job classifieds to recruit workers.

These ads are often aggregated online. hosts many government jobs, along with (erstwhile

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