The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, September 1
The Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, is promoting a campaign to provide employment opportunities to the youth. Under this series, Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board Chairman Dr. S.S. Ahluwalia handed over appointment letters to 21 Junior Engineers (JEs). On this occasion, CEO of Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board, and Secretary of the Information and Public Relations Department of Punjab, S. Malwinder Singh Jaggi, were also present.
During a function organized today at the Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board office in Sector 27, Chandigarh, Dr. S.S. Ahluwalia mentioned that Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann is providing new employment opportunities as promised to the Punjabis. This initiative aims to keep the new generation away from drugs and wrongdoing, so they don’t have to go abroad to fulfill their dreams.
While handing over appointment letters to 21 Junior Engineers of Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Dr. S.S. Ahluwalia advised the newly appointed employees to work with a zero-tolerance policy against corruption, as there is no place for corruption in the Punjab Government.
Dr. S.S. Ahluwalia further stated that since the formation of Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann’s government, 12 SDOs and 43 JEs have been recruited in the Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board. He also highlighted that the Punjab government has provided about 35,000 government jobs so far. He pointed out that previous governments used to offer jobs in the last year of elections, but the current government’s primary focus is to make ‘Rangla Punjab’ by providing maximum jobs to the youth. He emphasized that in the Punjab Government, youth are being recruited based on merit, without any discrimination or recommendation.
JE Nishant Garg, who received the appointment letter on the occasion, expressed gratitude to the Chief Minister, stating that Bhagwant Singh Mann is the first Chief Minister who has provided government jobs to the youth solely based on merit, without any bribe or recommendation, in a transparent manner. He added that during the five-year tenure of previous governments, jobs were only released in the last year, whereas the government of Bhagwant Singh Mann has provided government jobs to the youth on a large scale in the first year itself. He further mentioned that he had been applying for a government job since 2016, and now the Government of Bhagwant Singh Mann has granted him the job.