Ahead of Diwali festival, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Saturday gave a festival bonanza to youth by giving nod to start recruitment process to induct 1450 more cops in the state.
Giving the details, the Chief Minister said that youth will act as a catalyst for realising the dream of Rangla Punjab for which doors of government recruitment are being open for them. He said that out of these 1450 Police personnel 50 will be recruited on post of inspector, 150 Sub Inspectors, 500 Assistant Sub Inspectors (ASIs) and 750 Head Constables. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that the motive is to make youth an equal partner in the socio-economic growth of the state.
The Chief Minister said that the state government has so far handed over government jobs to 37683 youth in Punjab. He said that it is a record as the government has completed this recruitment drive merely in 18 months whereas the successive state governments ignored this during their entire tenure. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that the drive will be continued in coming days too and more youth will be inducted in family of state government.
The Chief Minister said that the recruitment of 1450 cops in Police will further streamline the functioning of force at the district level. He said that this path breaking initiative will help in deftly tackling the anti-social elements besides maintaining law and order in the state. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that the state government is committed to modernise the Punjab Police by recruiting the manpower and upgrading the infrastructure on scientific lines.