9 months on, 1,152 chosen patwaris await job letters
Jalandhar, Might 9
The candidates who cleared the examination for the posts of patwari in September 2021 are but to obtain their appointment letters. They mentioned they’d met a number of MLAs, ministers and even the Chief Minister on this regard, however to no avail.
Have Met AAP MLAs, CM
The chosen candidates have met all AAP MLAs, moreover Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. However the one factor they have up to now is assurance and nothing else. Joginder Singh, chosen patwaris’ union
Speaking to The Tribune, Joginder Singh, President, Union of Chosen Patwaris, mentioned their recruitment course of was accomplished in the course of the Congress authorities’s tenure however the appointment letters couldn’t be issued because of the mannequin code of conduct.
He mentioned the recruitment of 1,152 patwaris was marketed by the Companies Choice Board, Mohali, in January 2021. “The chosen candidates handed over functions to all MLAs of the current authorities in a number of districts. Apart from, the delegation of candidates additionally met Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann at Mohali after which at his Sangrur residence final month, however we have been solely given assurances and nothing else,” he added.
Some candidates had began giving house tuitions, whereas others had taken up knowledge operators’ jobs on a meagre wage of Rs 4,000 or Rs 5000 per thirty days to make each ends meet, mentioned Joginder.
One other candidate Anmoljot Singh claimed earlier than the Meeting elections, CM Mann introduced that he would use his inexperienced pen to supply jobs to the unemployed. “The 50 days of the federal government have come to an finish, however up to now the current AAP authorities has not issued appointment letters to 1,152 income, district and canal patwaris,” he added.
He additional mentioned there had been a scarcity of patwaris in Punjab for a very long time. “There are solely about 1,700 patwaris working towards the sanctioned 4716 posts, on account of which the frequent man is dealing with loads of difficulties in getting their work executed.”
The candidates mentioned regardless of the scarcity, the federal government was not being attentive to their calls for. They mentioned if the federal government didn’t subject appointment letters on the earliest, they might be compelled to accentuate their protests.