By Trictynews Reporter
Chandigarh 28th October:– Giving the nation builder teaching community a Diwali bonanza, the Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal today distributed appointment letters to 4560 Teachers of master cadre and 2005 teachers belonging to ETT cadre.
In a function organized here by the Education Department, Punjab, the Deputy Chief Minister congratulated and profusely appreciated the go-getter efforts of the Education Minister, Punjab, Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema and the entire department for this stupendous effort. He said that it is a very big and prestigious responsibility to be a teacher who shoulders the responsibility to mould the future of the nation. That explains why, said the Deputy Chief Minister, the emphasis of the SAD-BJP government is to invest more and more into the educational sector.
Disclosing more, he said that during the course of previous 9 years the state government has provided 2.50 lakh jobs in various departments in a transparent and fair manner. Divulging more, he said that during the next month nearly 30000 more contractual employees would be absorbed in the various departments as it is the prime endeavor of the state government to fill vacancies in all departments as soon as possible in order to make process of governance more faster.
Making a strong pitch for development, Sukhbir Badal said that the SAD-BJP government has taken path breaking innovative measures in various sectors which includes surplus and cheapest power, excellent road infrastructure, sewerage and clean drinking water in 100 cities with 60 more to follow, preservation of culture in the form of construction of memorials belonging to all religions and beautification of all religious places. He also said that whatever the government has said it has accomplished. He also announced that in the next 5 years all the 12000 villages of the state would be equipped with sewerage facilities at a cost of Rs. 35000 crore.
Earlier, welcoming the Deputy Chief Minister on the occasion, Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema said praised the vision of the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and the Deputy Chief Minister which enabled the education department to fulfill it's target of 22000 recruitments.
Congratulating all the teachers, the minister said that during the previous 9 years the education department has recruited 84000 teachers. He also divulged that the teachers have been selected after a rigorous process encompassing Teachers Eligibility Test and Subject and Aptitude Test.
Making another significant announcement, Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema said that the stations to the newly appointed teachers would be allotted as per merit on the 3rd and 4th November.