Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said that efforts were being taken to speed up the process to fill up the vacant posts in various government departments. A selection have been made for 35,000 posts and results have already been announced, he said at a public meeting at Jind, as per an official release. Khattar said that all the youths cannot be provided with jobs but steps are being taken to provide employment and self-employment opportunity to each and every youth. According to a PTI report, Khattar added, “Companies are making huge capital investments to set up industry in the state and in the near future, there would be no shortage of employment in the state.” He also said that in order to provide employment many schemes were implemented by both Central and state government and people must take full benefit of these. Claiming that all constituencies in the state were developed equally, the chief minister said, “Same amount of money is being provided for the development of all constituencies, even to those which are represented by opposition MLAs. Every constituency has been provided with funds ranging from Rs 150 to Rs 200 crore for executing development works.”
According to the report, Commenting on the education system in Haryana, Khattar said that state government was considering a proposal to exhibit the photograph of the teacher in the classroom to ensure that the students are taught by their real teachers, not by “proxies”. Transport Minister Krishan Lal Panwar said that there has been equitable development in the state under the BJP rule. In Jind district, development projects to the tune of Rs 200 crore were completed and more are in the works, he said.
Haryana government is facing immense criticism from media and activists due to multiple incidents of rape. Amidst the row, Khattar broke his silence on January 17. Promising the state residents of tying up all the ‘loose ends’, Khattar requested all political parties to not politicise the grim issue. Speaking to ANI, he said, “Such incidents are unfortunate. We’ll take strict action and tie up all loose ends. We have made changes in the police administration and transferred a few officers. I appeal political parties to not politicise the issue.”