Punjab Public Works Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO, on Friday, handed over appointment letters to 10 Junior Draftsman (JDM) at PSPCL Guest House here.He informed that as many 93 JDMs and 18 JEs (Electrical wing) were given appointment letters on 11.10.2022.
In addition to it, appointment to 81 JDMs and 201 JEs (Civil) shall be given shortly, announced Mr. Harbhajan Singh ETO, while adding that the process for the same is underway. Addressing the newly appointed JDMs, the PWD Minister said that providing jobs to youth is the top priority of the Chief Minister S Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government.
Congratulating newly-appointed employees, the Cabinet Minister implored them to perform their duties diligently as the government has fulfilled its responsibility by providing jobs to them and now it's their duty to serve the people with full dedication and honesty.
He said that these JDMs have been recruited on a purely merit basis and in a transparent manner.He further informed that the system has been improved to expedite the process of giving appointments to the dependents of deceased Govt. employees by removing bottlenecks.
As many as 33 dependants have been given jobs on compensate grounds in PWD (B&R) till now. Not even a single application is pending for appointment on compassionate ground in the department. The process has been made smooth and appointments on a compassionate basis are being made within 4 to 6 weeks from the date of application. The same process earlier used to take over 6 months in previous governments, he said.
On this occasion, Secretary PWD Mr. Malwinder Singh Jaggi, Chief Engineer PWD Arun Kumar, Chief Engineer PWD Amardeep Singh Brar, Chief Engineer PWD SP Singh, Chief Engineer PWD Gagandeep Singh, Superintending Engineer PWD Gurmukh Singh and Executive Engineer Anil Sharma among other officials were present.