12 Sep '11, 12am

Punjab cabinet: Govt offices, hospitals to be run on solar power

The Punjab cabinet has approved the recruitment of 32,218 science teachers and a pilot electricity conservation project, and formed a committee to suggest a procedure for the appointment of chancellors to public universities. Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan, briefing reporters after Thursday’s cabinet meeting, said the Energy Department’s Annual Plan and Strategy for 2011-12, the annual report of the Punjab Pension Fund, and amendment bills for the Punjab Civil Servants Act 1974 and Disposal of Land by Development Authorities (Regulations) Act 1998 had also been approved. Sanaullah said that the Punjab government would ensure that the new science teachers are hired on merit. Most of the teachers would be recruited in grade 16 while 2,900 grade 17 teachers would be hired through the Public Service Commission. The merit list for the jobs would be p...

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