GUWAHATI: Assam government is committed to provide 1 lakh jobs to the state youths by May 10, 2022.
Earlier on January 11, taking to his Twitter handle Assam Chief Minister wrote, “We remain steadfast on our promise to provide 1 lakh jobs by May 10. In a step towards the goal, I handed over appointment letters to 218 Assistant Engineers in P&RD Dept, 155 Technical Officers in PHED & 173 Junior Administrative Assistants in Gen Admin Dept.”
Further, the Assam Chief Minister also informed that from next year, engineers will be recruited through one single exam once a year and they will be posted across various departments as per their preferences.
“As P&RD is a very crucial department which is responsible for implementing development schemes at the grassroots, newly appointed assistant engineers in the department would be required to dedicatedly engage themselves in the same,” he added.
Saying that Janata Bhawan is the nerve centre of the state’s administration, the Chief Minister hoped that the newly appointed JAAs would augment the functioning of Janata Bhawan.
He also said that all pending files in Janata Bhawan would be cleared from February 1 and all employees have to work hard for that.
Sarma warned that corruption and negligence in duty would not be tolerated and timely service delivery must be ensured to the public.
Minister of P&RD, GAD and PHED Ranjeet Kumar Dass, in his speech, said that the State Government is striving towards the fulfilment of all its promises under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and new recruits would augment the functioning of the departments.
Tea Tribes Welfare Minister Sanjay Kishan and several top government officials were also present at the programme.