Chandigarh: To carry much more effectivity within the functioning of Information & Public Relations division within the modified state of affairs, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday gave approval to its restructuring plan.
Disclosing this right here as we speak, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office stated that the division ready a complete proposal to right-size its manpower to cater to the altering necessities and to introduce a level of flexibility in partaking manpower with quick altering talent units by bringing in a element of outsourced manpower. Certain conventional posts are proposed to be abolished in favour of new posts which might assist the division in enhancing its total effectivity and response. The desired pyramidical construction in hierarchy has additionally been adequately taken care of.
It could also be recalled that Information & Public Relations division is actively engaged within the dissemination of insurance policies and achievements of the state authorities. Earlier, the division used conventional strategies similar to exhibitions, track & drama, cinema, and so forth. to percolate the message on the grassroots degree. With the passage of time, print journals and digital mediums like TV and radio turned extra vital. Of late, the social media has emerged as a potent medium of communication. However, the sanctioned power of the division continues to have provisions to interact individuals for the normal modes of communications quite than the rising ones.
Accords approval to amend Punjab civil secretariat (state companies class-III) guidelines, 1976 for exemption from qualifying departmental take a look at
The Cabinet additionally gave nod to amend Punjab Civil Secretariat (State Services Class-III) Rules, 1976 and the order issued by General Administration on December 23, 1995 to provide the workers working within the cadre of stenotypist a minimum of one probability of promotion as Junior Scale Stenographer by granting exemption from the qualifying departmental take a look at, who’ve crossed 50 years of age.