The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, April 20
Chief Minister, Manohar Lal said that Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP) is a document of permanent assistance to the poor people; who are getting benefits of government schemes in a transparent manner through it.
The Chief Minister was interacting with the mediapersons after inaugurating the Parivar Pehchan Patra ‘Tau Se Pucho’ Chatbot web and WhatsApp portal. Responding to a question, the Chief Minister said that only 81,000 jobs were given during the Congress rule from 2005 to 2014, while the present state government has given 1.02 lakh government jobs in about eight-and-a-half-years from 2014 to 2023 and new recruitment will be done for 60,000 posts in next six months.
“There was a lack of transparency in the recruitments that took place during the Congress government, due to which the court cancelled the recruitments on posts related to about a dozen different departments, including recruitment of 1,983 PTI in the year 2006, 786 Canal Patwari in 2007, 437 LDC, 102 Agriculture Inspector in 2013, JE (Civil) 381 vacancies and other vacancies,” he added.
The Chief Minister said that it was due to the transparency and merit in the present government, that not a single recruitment has been cancelled. “We have made the system transparent and arrested about 700 people involved in paper leak and other malpractices in government recruitment,” he asserted.
He said that separate recruitment is being done through Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam (HKRN). The Chief Minister clarified that till now HKRN was recruiting for urgent needs of government departments, boards and corporations and now private sector entrepreneurs have also been offered to demand manpower through the Nigam. There has been a demand for recruitment of 150 people from the private sector through the HKRN, he added.
In response to a question regarding the opposition repeatedly asking about opening of portals, the Chief Minister said, “Our MLAs have opened the portals of Gram Darshan and Nagar Darshan several times and through them have also sent demands for the development works of their areas. The Leader of Opposition, has opened the Gram Darshan portal only twice in three years which shows how serious he is towards the public.”
He said that the Jan Samvad Programmes has received tremendous support in Bhiwani and Palwal districts. People are happy with the e-tendering system. The next Jan Samvad programme will be held in Kurukshetra district from May 1 to 3,” he added.
Manohar Lal said that the state government is celebrating the birth anniversaries of saints and great men in a grand manner, with the aim of spreading their message and teachings to inspire the people. In this episode, Dhanna Bhagat Jayanti is being celebrated on April 23 in Kaithal’s Dhanauri village. Vice-President, Sh. Jagdeep Dhankhar will attend the programme as the chief guest. Apart from this, the birth anniversary of Mahant Guru Gorakhnath will be celebrated in Karnal on May 4.
Responding to a question, the Chief Minister said that so far 41 lakh metric tonnes of wheat has arrived in various mandis of the state, out of which 32 lakh metric tonnes of wheat has been procured. Apart from this, 2.12 lakh metric tonnes of mustard have been procured and farmers are being paid on time. The Chief Minister reiterated that orders have been given for girdawari for crop loss due to unseasonal rains. He said that girdawari of 13 lakh acres of land has been done and compensation will be given by next month.