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Punjab: State Commissioner for PwDs held special court to speed up trials of plaints

Chandigarh, Sep 15 (UNI) In order to ensure four per cent quota for the Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in government jobs and promotions provided by the Punjab Government and to expedite trials of theirs complaints, State Commissioner for PwDs Sumer Singh Gurjar held a special court, in which cases pertaining to PwD employees were listened to at length.
The State Commissioner, while directing the officers of the concerned department to implement the welfare schemes and facilities provided by the state government to these special persons in true spirit and ensured their recruitment strictly adhering to the policy, has asked the concerned officers of the five departments to appear at the next hearing on September 20, 2021 so that the cases could be resolved at the earliest.
During the hearing, five cases of the promotion of the PwD employees of various departments were heard. After hearing all the cases, the Commissioner directed the concerned officials of the Health Department, Higher Education Department, Excise and Taxation Office Patiala, Secretary Zila Parishad Jalandhar and IRB of Punjab Police to furnish details regarding delay in the promotions on next hearing.
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