Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced to start the process of filling around 2500 posts in the Police department.
Divulging the details, the Chief Minister said that as per the ongoing process of providing employment to youth of the state, the Aam Aadmi government will recruit around 2500 more cops in Punjab Police to augment its workforce for effectively maintaining the law and order besides tackling unforeseen challenges. He said that these posts include 1156 of Constables in Intelligence and Investigation cadre, 787 Head Constables in Investigation cadre and 560 posts of Sub Inspectors in Investigation, Intelligence, district and Armed Police cadre. Bhagwant Mann said that while the exam for Constables will be held on October 14, 2022, that of Head Constables will be conducted on October 15, 2022 and that for the post of Sub Inspectors will be held on October 16, 2022.
The Chief Minister further said that the state government has already handed over appointment letters to 4374 constables in the force. He said that more recruitment is in the pipeline and the process will be completed very soon. Reiterating the firm commitment of the state government to provide employment to youth, Bhagwant Mann said that the entire process of the recruitment is being done in a transparent manner.
The Chief Minister further said that his government is focussing on providing maximum employment to the youth both in public and private sector. He said that till now more than 17,000 job letters have been handed over to the youth and more will be done in the future. Bhagwant Mann said that merit is the single thumb rule for the entire recruitment process.