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Punjab sanctions 214 posts for three de-addiction centres

Punjab government on Wednesday ordered filling up 214 posts in the three state level drug de-addiction centres situated at Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala within three months.

chandigarh Updated: May 29, 2013 18:13 IST

Punjab government on Wednesday ordered filling up 214 posts in the three state level drug de-addiction centres situated at Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala within three months.

Disclosing this Chunni Lal Bhagat, minister for medical education and research, said that the process for the recruitment had started after the state cabinet gave its nod for the recruitment by sanctioning 214 posts for drug de-addiction centres.

He said that five dedicated de-addiction centres would be operational in the state at Patiala, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Bathinda and Faridkot for which the government has sanctioned a fund of Rs 25 crore.

The minister further said that the whole recruitment process would be supervised by a departmental recruitment committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Talwar.

He said that apart from these de-addiction centres, 31 other centres would be setup at district and sub-division level.