Launching the cycle of enrollment to 50,000 government posts during the current fiscal, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday endorsed rebuilding ten divisions, making ready for boosting their functional adequacy through specialized upgradation.
At a gathering of the state bureau, led by CM Amarinder Singh, it was concluded that new and more significant posts would be made, where needed, instead of the numerous repetitive ones lying empty for quite a while.
“The move denotes a significant move towards modernization of government offices to prepare them to address the contemporary operational difficulties,” an official explanation said.
The ten offices to be rebuilt are work, specialized instruction and modern preparing, PWD (B and R), creature cultivation, fisheries and dairy advancement, the travel industry and social issues, neighbourhood government, printing and writing material, sports and youth administration government assistance, protection administrations government assistance, participation office.
As a feature of the rebuilding exercise, the same number of 2,375 posts will be annulled in these offices with another 785 to be made in the primary go, the assertion said.
It additionally stated, “The public authority will enlist 50,000 individuals in 10 offices by March 31.”
The Cabinet likewise endorsed specific changes to the Punjab Civil Services Rules for conceding new compensation scales (grid) on the example of the Seventh Central Pay Commission suggestions for all new enrols of the state government and its elements.
The correction affirmed by the Cabinet specifies that the articulation “fixed month to month remittances” for the representatives, selected to the administration before July 17, 2020, implies the sum drawn month to month by an administration worker equivalent to the base of the compensation band of the administration or post to which he is delegated.
The sum will exclude grade pay, extraordinary compensation, yearly addition or some other remittance, aside from voyaging stipend attracted concerning the evaluation pay of the significant assistance or post.
To “improve proficiency in the working” of the Directorate of State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) and District Institutes of Education Training (DIETs), the Cabinet gave an endorsement for the formation of an isolated unit of their staff.
It has been chosen to tell different principles for the workforce of SCERT/DIETs, the assertion stated, adding the Cabinet acknowledged the proposition mooted by the School Education Department in such manner.
Presently, all SCERT and DIET staff are deputed from Directorate of DPI (School Education).
In the interim, the Punjab government chose to reinforce the security component for all money transportation exercises in the state by directing all private security organizations occupied with such activities under the Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act, (PSARA) 2005.
The bureau gave the thumbs up to inform the Punjab Private Security Agencies (Private Security to Cash Transportation Activities) Rules, 2020, incompatibility of PSAR Act, 2005, which didn’t explicitly cover the exercises of the money transportation offices.
With the new guidelines’ warning, money transportation offices would be currently needed to get the permit from the State Controlling Authority. Additionally, people depended on the security of the money on the way would have been appropriately enrolled, checked and prepared according to the principles/rules set down under the PSAR Act 2005, and the Cash Transportation Rules, 2020.