Punjab News Punjab govt gives record 80,000 jobs in govt sector: Dhindsa


Staff member
Barnala July 10:

The ruling Akali-BJP led Punjab government has set up a record by giving 80,000 jobs in the government sector to the youth of the state.

Stating this here today after presiding over a function organised by Improvement Trust here, Rajya Sabha member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa said that these appointments were made purely made on merit basis and no one can point a finger on the government in these recruitments.

He said that the recruitment process in police and other departments was such that numbers for each academic achievements and physical test were fixed and videography was done for the fair selection all the candidates. Describing this as one of the biggest achievement of the state government, he said that coming elections would be contested on development agenda in the leadership of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and deputy Chief Minister and Party President Sukhbir Singh Badal.

He said ''Punjab is going to become a surplus in power sector as Akali-BJP government in the leadership of Parkash Singh Badal has set up four thermal power plants at Talwandi Sabo, Goindwal Sahib, Rajpura and Gidarbaha''. Mr Dhindsa said that we would not only be self dependent in the power sector but also be able to sell electricity to the other states in the coming years. He said that the state government had spent crores of rupees for the proper supply of irrigation water, building new roads, construction of over bridges.