Nimal Livestock Minister Laljit Bhullar hands over letters of appointment to 29 veterinary inspectors

In line with Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s pledge to provide maximum jobs for the state’s youth, Livestock, Fisheries and Dairy Development Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar on Thursday handed in letters of appointment to 29 veterinary inspectors in the department.

In a brief and simple ceremony at the livestock complex, SAS Nagar, the Minister of Livestock said that out of 148 Veterinary Inspectors (VIs), candidates whose verification process has been completed, received letters of nomination today and the remaining 119 candidates will soon join the department after the completion of the vetting process.

The Minister informed that the recruitment process for 418 Veterinary Officers (VO) is ongoing as the competition was held recently. And, this recruitment process will also be completed soon, he added.

Livestock Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar has said that the announcement for the recruitment of more veterinary inspectors and other staff in the department will be released soon, urging the youths of Punjab to prepare for the competitions according to their qualifications.

While congratulating the newly appointed employees, the Cabinet Minister urged them to work honestly and with dedication. “Newly appointed employees should make honesty a part of their lives,” urged the minister.

He expressed the hope that now farmers and herders are in trouble due to diseases like lumpy skin and African swine fever, the livestock department will be strengthened with this new batch to fight the diseases.

The Principal Livestock Secretary, Mr. Vikas Pratap commended the newly appointed Veterinary Inspectors and asked them to pledge to work diligently so that all concerned sections of society can benefit from the services of the department in the real meaning of the term.

On this occasion, the Director of Animal Husbandry, Dr. Subhash Chander Goel, the Director of Dairy, Dr. Kuldeep Singh, the Director of Fisheries, Mr. Jasvir Singh and other officials were also present.

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