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  • Punjab Cabinet gives nod to 1 lakh jobs to youth, 33% reservation for women in government jobs

    Punjab Cabinet gives nod to 1 lakh jobs to youth, 33% reservation for women in government jobs

    The state cabinet, on Wednesday, approved the Punjab Civil Services (Reservation of Posts for Women) Rules, 2020, to provide reservation to women for direct recruitment to posts in government, as well as recruitment to boards and corporations in Group A, B, C and D posts in a bid to boost women empowerment in the state.

    October 14, 2020
  • They give you a ticket to ride

    They give you a ticket to ride

    It's 6 am. Shilpa is ready for her morning shift as a bus conductor with the Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU), the only state-run transport corporation in Northern India to have 33 per cent reservation for women. In her mid-twenties, Shilpa (name changed) is one of the 100-150 odd women bus conductors who joined CTU about three …

    May 8, 2017