33% quota for women

On Wednesday, the Punjab authorities has taken a major resolution, it has accepted a 33 % reservation for ladies for direct recruitment in Punjab Civil Companies.

Throughout a gathering, the state cupboard accepted the Punjab Civil Companies  (Reservation of Posts for Girls) Guidelines, 2020, to supply reservations to the ladies for direct recruitment in posts obtainable in authorities jobs in addition to in boards and companies in Group A, B, C and D posts, knowledgeable by an official in an announcement.

Historic resolution

Punjab Social Safety, Girls and Baby Improvement Minister, Aruna Chaudhary termed the Punjab authorities’s resolution as a historic resolution. She expressed gratitude in the direction of the honorable Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and the complete Council of Ministers and mentioned the choice will create extra employment alternatives for ladies within the state and can empower them.

Chaudhary, in a press assertion, mentioned her authorities is dedicated to fulfilling all its guarantees made within the election manifesto and extra such selections might be taken to empower the ladies within the due course of time.

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Reservation for ladies in elections

She reminded that earlier 50 % of reservation was awarded to the ladies within the elections of Panchayati raj establishments (PRIs) and municipal our bodies by legislating the Punjab Panchayati Raj (Modification) Act and the Punjab Municipal (Modification) Act.

In the meantime, the cupboard additionally permitted a invoice to exchange the Punjab State Vigilance Fee Ordinance, 2020. The next invoice might be launched within the subsequent meeting session.

Fee made to examine corruption amongst public servants

In line with an official spokesperson, a corporation of the multi-member Fee was accepted by the Cupboard final month by way of the ordinance. The Fee made, geared toward bringing within the extra transparency and to evaluation corruption amongst public servants. It’s within the line with the imaginative and prescient of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who had ruled the structure of an analogous committee again within the 12 months 2006.


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