Punjab to create 246 posts of PTIs

Chandigarh/August 26 (NG News)
Punjab government on Tuesday gave approval for notionally creating 246 posts Physical Training Instructors (PTI) Teachers with effect from May 7, 2011.

A Punjab government spokesperson said that the decision was taken at the cabinet meeting which was held under the chairmanship of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal here today.

The spokesperson said that in a major reprieve to the employees of the Hospitality department, the Cabinet gave approval to convert 14 temporary posts in Mini Secretariat, Ludhiana into permanent posts.

The Cabinet approved the creation of 23 new posts and revival of 16 posts of Deputy Superintendent Grade-2 in Jails department to overcome the shortage of the staffs in the jails and ensure speedy implementation of reforms in Jail Administration, the spokesperson.

He said that the Cabinet also gave nod for filling up of one post of Assistant Architect and four posts of Architectural Junior Draftsmen by direct recruitment so that the work was conducted smoothly in the Architectural wing of Public Works Department (B&R).

The Cabinet also sanctioned 48 posts for running the newly set up Community Homes for the mentally challenged children/persons at Rajpura, Ludhiana and Amritsar.

He added that the Cabinet also gave approval for setting up of Rehabilitation Centers across the state for rehabilitating the drug addicts. “Likewise, for imparting quality counseling facilities to the drug addicts in these centers, the Cabinet gave nod for filling the posts of 16 Psychiatric through walk-in-interview instead of through the Punjab Public Service Commission,” he added.