IEP CHANDIGARH AUGUST 29, 2022
The Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has given jobs to 1702 candidates in Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) and Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited (PSTCL) during last six months. The recruitment process for another 2314 posts is underway.
Disclosing this, Punjab Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO said that the Punjab Government is committed to provide government jobs/employment to maximum youngsters of the state. He said that 889 Lower Division Clerks, Junior Engineers, Assistant Sub Station Attendants etc. have been provided government jobs in PSPCL. He said that so far the kin of 86 employees, who lost their lives in line of duty, have been given jobs on compassionate grounds in PSPCL.
The Cabinet Minister further said that 727 Junior Engineers (Electrical), Junior Engineers (Civil), Assistant Sub Station Attendants and Assistant Linemen etc. have been given jobs in Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited (PSTCL) till July, 2022.
The Minister said that the recruitment process of 624 JEs and Clerks in PSPCL is going on and appointment letters will be handed over soon. He specifically mentioned that the advertisement for posts of 1690 Assistant Lineman in PSPCL has already been released. He said that the eligible candidates of the state will soon be appointed to these posts.
The Minister said that the Punjab government is committed to extend helping hand towards youngsters in the shape of providing government jobs in all departments to root out the menace of brain drain. He said that a large number of youngsters of the state will get employment in coming months.