Appointments are transparent, ethical: Assam cm
GUWAHATI, Oct 29: As a part of the commitment of state government to provide jobs to educated youth transparently and honestly, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday presented appointment letters to the selected candidates of Common Competitive Examination (CCE 2020) and junior engineers of Irrigation Department at a function held at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra here.
It may be noted that 655 youth got their appointments. Out of which 331 for CCE, remaining are for junior engineers of Irrigation Department.
Speaking on the occasion, Sarma said that true to the commitment of the state government to select meritorious candidates for different government jobs transparently and ethically, the present government has been inducting competent youths to different government jobs.
He said, “I extend my heartiest congratulations to all the 655 candidates on getting the government job and entering into the system to serve the people. I also thank APSC for selecting the candidates transparently.”
The chief minister requested the APSC to conduct a Common Engineering Entrance Examination to select engineers for all the technical departments at one go every year with a provision of conducting a lottery for allotment of departments to the successful candidates. He also asked the APSC for an option for inter-departmental transfer as per the requirements of the departments.
Sarma on this occasion, called upon the new appointees of ACS and Allied Service Officers and junior engineers to dedicate their professional life to the service of the poor and common men of the state.
Stating that the present state government has taken upon itself a mission for making a new Assam, he urged upon the new appointees to help the government in expediting the process for a new Assam. He also asked the new officers to act as the change agents and aid in the socio-cultural and economic empowerment pursuit of the government.
Referring to the new wave digitisation and technology propelled development unleashed in the country, Sarma asked the new officers to master the art of digitisation and other technological gadgets to serve the people better.
Citing the example of projects like Vasundhara, Bhumiputra and others, CM Sarma said that the state government has started concentrating on digitization to take governance to serve the people better. He also stated that the last two decades had been the decades of darkness, as APSC was marred by different controversies in selecting candidates for government jobs transparently.
Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management Jogen Mohan, irrigation minister Ashok Singhal, PHE minister Jayanta Mallabaruah, power minister Nandita Gorlosa, chief secretary Paban Kumar Borthakur, chairman APSC Bharat Bhusan Dev Choudhury, senior government officers and host of other dignitaries were present on the occasion.