Patwari problem solved, Punjab revenue commissioner says
Vacant Patwaris positions would be filled promptly for which the application will be sent to the Punjab subordinate service selection committee
POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 01, 2021 22:12 IST
Chandigarh Punjab, additional chief secretary and finance commissioner Ravneet Kaur, said on Wednesday that the issues of the patwaris and kanungos had been resolved and that they would resume work in the additional Patwar circles with immediate effect.
Kaur added that after rounds of meetings of Revenue Patwar Union officials with Revenue Minister GS Kangar, the issues were resolved. She added that Punjab Revenue Patwaris Class 3, Service Rules 1966, provided for a one-and-a-half-year training period for Patwari applicants and a three-year probationary period for Patwari.
“It was decided to amend the Regulations to reduce the training period to one year and the probation period to two years, so that the total duration of training and testing is three years compared to the requirement. current four and a half. half years. Currently, 890 Patwaris are on probation; the revenue department would proactively address this issue with the finance department to reduce their probationary period to two years.
It was also decided that vacant Patwaris positions would be filled promptly for which the application would be sent to the Punjab subordinate service selection committee.
It was pointed out that some of the Patwari and Patwarkhanas workstations provided to fiscal patwaris were in urgent need of repair and lacked essential equipment. The revenue department has agreed to form district-level committees with a representative of the revenue patwaris for maintenance and repairs and the provision of equipment. These district committees will report back to the department within one month.