Regulatory authority will be established to control and education reform of educational institutes in Punjab. In this regard, a special meeting with the vice chancellors of universities and education experts will be conducted so that implementation of education reform at the root level could be ensured. This was stated by Technical Education Minister Punjab Charanjit Singh Channi while addressing the press after inaugurating a Mega Job Fair at Ryta & Bahra University near Kharar.Technical education Minister said that success of a state largely depends upon the basic education. He said that regulatory authority will be helpful in implementation of education reforms. He said that during the tenure of previous govt. led by SAD & BJP, a great depletion in the field of education has been observed, which intern has increased the unemployment in the state. He said that now right to service act will be implemented in true spirit.
During this Sh. Channi said that Congress Govt. is the one end only Govt. in the state which has started organizing Job fair to provide employment opportunities for the youngsters of the state and during these job fairs employment to 50 thousand youngsters will be provided. He said that by organizing such job fairs in the state, Govt. has started fulfilling his promises to provide employment at every house. He said that Govt. is committed for providing employment opportunities to the youngster of Punjab. He said that during the 21 job fairs to be organized till 31st august at various locations in the state will host more than 900 reputed companies, which will shortlist the candidates for offering jobs. He said that on the first day of job fair at Ryat Bahra University, 36 reputed companies arrived and approximate 6 thousand youngsters having various technical qualifications will be selected by these companies. Addressing a question he informed the press that such job fairs are being organized at various govt. technical institutes at Patiala, Amritsar, Bathinda & Phagwara.
Addressing a question on vacant posts in the govt. departments, he said that these vacant posts will be field very soon. He said that Employment Fairs subsequent to the job fairs will also be organized in the state, whereat awareness about starting self occupation will be provided to the youngsters and low interest loans will also be provided to them. As such, a draft for organizing such employment fairs is in progress, which will be implemented soon. He said that skill development in the state will be enhanced and foundation course will be started n cooperation with the various companies so that training as per need of companies could be provided to the youngsters. Addressing a question on providing jobs to youngsters of Punjab, he said that priority will be given to the youngsters of Punjab for providing jobs. Besides these, youngsters of Punjab will be given priority for employment in the various industries of Punjab. Answering about the education reforms, he said that various new enhancements and process modification will be done in the technical education so that technical education as per industry needs could be provided. He further said that Examination centers of Technical institutes will be established in Govt. buildings whereat Govt. officials will be deputed for duties and cheating in any form could not be accepted. He said that Rs. 100 crore will be spent on development of basic infrastructure of technical institutions.
He further said that more than 4 lac youngsters have registered themselves for jobs at web portal of Punjab Government i.e. www.ggnpunjab.com. He said that with setting up job fairs, Industrialists has gained faith. Before this while addressing the function, he motivated the youngsters to work with dedication and assured them that Punjab govt. is committed for providing employment opportunities for the youngsters of Punjab.Earlier, Sh. Gurvinder Singh bahra Chairman Ryat & bahra University expressed thanks to Punjab Govt. for organizing such job fairs at the university. He said that besides 2 universities, 75 institutions, unique skill development and five multi discipline camps are being operated by Ryat & bahra Group. University chancellor Dr. Raj Singh welcomed the Technical Education Minister Punjab. During this Additional Director Technical Education Sh. Mohan Bir Singh, Director Academic Sh. Narinder Lamba along with Joint director of university (Management) Pritam Singh Sohal and renowned representative of reputed companies were present.