The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, December 15
Punjab Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation Minister Advocate Harpal Singh Cheema on Wednesday handed over appointment letters to 28 Section Officers in the Finance Department during a brief but impressive function held here at Vit Te Yojna Bhawan.
On this occasion, Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema said that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led Punjab government has been taking sound financial management and employee-friendly welfare initiatives to bring transparency and efficiency in the system. He said that newly appointed Section Officers would be deployed in various departments for effective financial management and proper monitoring of expenditure being incurred on various schemes.
Finance Minister further added that recruitment for other vacant posts of Section Officers has been under process. He said that notification of S.A.S examination and advertisement regarding direct recruitment has been issued and other vacant posts of Section Officers would also be filled as soon as possible through the transparent selection process.
Stressing on the Punjab Government’s mission of providing maximum employment opportunities to the youth of the state, Finance Minister said that the vacant posts which are directly related to the services being delivered to the common people and bringing transparency in the work were being filled on priority. On this occasion, the finance minister also instructed all the newly appointed section officers to perform their services with honesty and dedication while putting in their every effort for the welfare of the people and the development of the state.
Special Secretary (Expenditure) Mohammad Tayab and Additional Director (Treasury and Accounts) Simarjit Kaur were also present on this occasion.