Dr. Baljit Kaur instructed all departments to follow the reservation policy to ensure reservation in outsourced recruitment.
Chief Minister of Punjab Bhagwant Mann, Minister of Social Justice/ Rights and Minority Dr. Special Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary, Financial Commissioner, Principal Secretary and Administrative Secretary, Commissioner of Divisions, Group to comply with the instructions issued by the Department of Social Justice dated 3-11-2015 regarding reservation in outsourced recruitment under the direction of Baljit Kaur.
A letter has been written to the Heads of Departments, Deputy Commissioners, Additional Deputy Commissioners (Development) and Sub Divisional Magistrates. It has come to the attention of the Minister that these instructions are not being followed by many departments and institutions under them. He said. That the government has seriously considered this issue and has decided that as per the instructions issued by the Department of Social Justice, Empowered and Minorities dated 3-11-2015 reservation should be ensured in the recruitment done on outsourced basis.
Dr. Baljit Kaur said that if any such complaint comes to notice in future, action will be taken under Section 8 of the Punjab Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes (Reservation in Services) Act, 2006.