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Congress Government on full throttle to fulfill one job per family promise: Rana Gurjit Singh
  • Power Minister distributes appointment letters to 25 dependents of deceased employees, total beneficiaries are 223
  • PSPCL & PSTCL working hard to push up cases of employment to dependents of deceased employees

Chandigarh, December 6:

"In keeping with the promise made in the election manifesto of providing one job per family, the Congress Government has gone full throttle to ensure successful implementation of the same."

The Power and Irrigation Minister, Punjab, Rana Gurjit Singh disclosing this here today on the occasion of distributing appointment letters to the 25 dependents of the Deceased employees of PSPCL & PSTCL on the compassionate grounds out of total 223 beneficiaries.  He said that under the visionary leadership of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh the 'Ghar Ghar Rozgar' scheme is being implemented with unprecedented success throughout the state which is borne out by the facts.  

Divulging more, the minister said that those given appointment letters today would be appointed on different admissible posts as per their qualification to the nearest station of their native place. He also said that PSPCL & PSTCL has been working hard to push up the cases of employment to the dependents of its deceased employees.

Listing out the facts, the minister elaborated that after taking over the reins by the new State Government, PSPCL/PSTCL has given employment to the 384 dependents of the deceased employees. Disclosing futuristic employment plans, the minister added that PSPCL & PSTCL shall shortly be recruiting 2800 Assistant Lineman, 300 Lower Division Clerk, 253 Sub Station Attendants & 300 Junior Engineers. He further said that in Irrigation Department too, 254 Junior Engineers have been recruited recently.

On this Occasion, the minister added that the Punjab Government has also signed 34 MOUs with various Industry Associations and Employers during "Employers Meet" held at Indian School of Business on September 5, 2017, which will create job opportunities for about 2.8 lac youth in the State.

Others present on the occasion included Mr. Satish Chandra, Addl. Chief Secretary, Power, Mr. A. Venu Prasad, CMD, PSPCL & PSTCL and Mr. RP Pandov, Director (Admin.) PSPCL.