The Punjab government has decided to re-employ 27 retired PCS officers with effect from January 1 for another six months. The extension has been granted purely on contractual basis.
Announcing this here on Tuesday, an official spokesperson said it would be the last extension granted to these officers.
These officers are Upjeet Singh Brar, Kubir Singh, Balraj Singh Sekhon, Ajmer Singh, JC Sabharwal, Gurwariyam Singh, Pritam Singh Johal, Sukhwinderpal Singh, Avtar Chand Sharma, Mohan Lal, NC Batth, Dharminderpal, Narinder Singh Brar, Surinder Kaur Riar, Baljit Singh, Sukhmander Singh, Indu Mishra, Sukhwinder Singh Gill, Gurtej Singh, Mohan Lal Sharma, Ashok Kumar Sikka, Amarjit Pal, Om Parkash Popli, Mukand Singh Sandhu, Jaspal Singh, Harminder Singh and Kuldeep Singh Chandi.
The spokesman said that earlier 32 PCS officers were re-employed by the government till December 31. Five officers who have not been granted extension are Satish Singla, Bhupinder Singh, Zora Singh Thind, Pritam Singh and Sohan Lal Bhumbak.