GUWAHATI, Feb 22: Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma handed over appointment letters to 210 candidates from the Departments of Fishery, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Industries, Commerce and Public Enterprises and Public Health Engineering at a function held at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra here on Wednesday.
It may be noted that the chief minister presented appointment letters to 161 veterinary officers and 32 fisheries development officers. Moreover 13 appointment letters were given for the Industries and Commerce department and four for PHE.
Speaking on the occasion, Sarma said that giving appointments to the qualified and competent youth of the state is another step towards increasing and promoting public service in the Fishery, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary sectors of the state.
He said that new posts for veterinary officers will be created to cater to the treatment requirements of the livestock population of the state.
The chief minister asked the newly recruited officers to render their services dedicatedly and establish special rapport with the people of their place of postings.
Stating on the need of role models in the society, the chief minister said that good dedication and decorum on the part of the newly recruited officers would go a long way in nurturing the young generation in conformity with the requirements of the society.
Expressing satisfaction on the new appointments, the chief minister said that his government is progressing well in fulfilling its commitment of giving 1 lakh government jobs to the youth.
Minister for Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Atul Bora, Minister for Fishery Parimal Suklabaidya also spoke on the occasion which was also attended among others by power and cooperation minister Nandita Garlosa, revenue etc minister Jogen Mohan, Industries, Commerce and Public Enterprises minister Bimal Bora, commissioner and secretary to Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department Manish Thakur and others.