BRAM SHANKER JIMPA HANDS OVER JOB LETTERS TO 43 JEs OF WATER RESOURCES DEPT

800 more Patwaris to be recruited soon: Revenue Minister

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Chandigarh, May 20: Punjab Water Resources and Revenue, Rehabilitation & Disaster Management Minister Mr. Bram Shanker Jimpa, on Friday, handed over appointment letters to 43 Junior Engineers (JEs) here at Irrigation Bhawan .

The Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government is fully committed to provide employment opportunities to the youth of the state, said the Cabinet Minister while adding that it was the duty of the state government to provide jobs to youngsters. These JEs have been recruited by PPSC on purely merit basis and in transparent manner, he added.

Congratulating the newly-appointed Junior Engineers, the Cabinet Minister implored them to perform their duties diligently as the government has fulfilled its responsibility by providing jobs to them and now it’s their duty to serve the people without any bias.

Talking to media persons after the brief function, Mr. Bram Shanker Jimpa said that the Punjab Government will soon recruit 800 more Patwaris in Revenue department.

On the question of filling 1766 regular posts of Revenue Patwaris from retired Patwaris/Kanungos, Mr. Jimpa categorically said that these posts have been filled on contract basis just for one year to ensure smooth & seamless services to the people of state as recruitment on 1090 posts of Revenue Patwaris is under process and the Chief Minister will soon hand over appointment letters to these Patwaris.

MLA Attari Mr. Jaswinder Singh, Principal Secretary Water Resources Mr. Krishan Kumar, Chief Engineer Headquarter Mr. Ishwar Dass Goyal and other officials were also present on the occasion.