The Technical Education Department is all set to introduce Bio-Metric attendance for students this year. The Technical Education Minister Mr. Charnajit Singh Channi while presiding over a review meeting of the Technical Education Department directed all officials and Principals to make all necessary arrangements for Bio-Metric attendance of officials in all Government Polytechnic Colleges. It is important to mention here that the department has successfully implemented Bio-Metric attendance for the staff of all the technical education institutes. The Technical Education Minister also shared an important information that the tendering process for installing CCTV Cameras in all Government Polytechnic Colleges & ITIs has been completed and these would be installed in all institutes before year end. He said that all exams of the coming semester would be held under the surveillance of CCTV Cameras.Earlier the Minister held meeting with the Vice Chancellors of the universities of the state and reviewed the arrangements for the 5th Mega Job Fairs which would be organised from 9th to 30th September, 2019. The Minister also divulged that more than 2 lakh jobs would be offered during these Mega Job Fairs under ‘Ghar Ghar Rozgar’ scheme which is the flagship initiative of the Punjab Government. These Job fairs would be held at 75 venues across the state and Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh would hand over job letters to the selected Youth at Ropar on October 5.
It is noteworthy that the Department of Employment Generation has identified over 2 lakh job openings, which would be uploaded soon. The Minister further said that the State Government aims to provide quality technical education to the youth in order to make them skilled as per international standards. This would make them capable enough to get jobs easily anywhere around the globe. Earlier, Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi held separate review meetings with Vice Chancellors of Universities, Principals of Polytechnic and Engineering colleges and Principals of ITIs regarding Mega Job Fairs.The Principal Secretary Technical Education, Mr. Anurag Verma and Mr. Rahul Tewari, Secretary Employment Generation said that the Technical Education & Employment Generation Department are working in tendum to make Mega Job Fairs a big Success. They also asked the government & private institutes to motivate and guide the Youth to register for the Mega Job fairs. They also informed that all the institutes are being assigned duties for the Job Fairs. They also said that unemployed youth can log on to on the department’s official website www.pbemployment.gov.in for further details and application process.