The Indonesian government announced on Monday that the moratorium on hiring new civil servants was lifted at the end of December, 16 months after it was instituted, but that stringent recruitment policies would be maintained.
Vice President Boediono said that the essence of the moratorium would still be continued — zero growth policy.
“The efforts to improve the employment policy and system will be intensified by, among others, adjusting the needs analysis for civil servants and the budget cycle,” Boediono said in a press release obtained by Jakarta Globe.
The moratorium, which began in September 2011, was aimed at stemming the ballooning cost of running the bureaucracy, organizational restructuring and rightsizing, civil servant redistribution, transparent recruitment and improving civil servant professionalism.
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