Candidates from Gilgit-Baltistan to be preferred for jobs created by Diamer-Bhasha dam project
5000 posts will be created in the project according to a policy of the government.
The candidates from Gilgit-Baltistan will be prioritized for the vacancies of the Diamer Bhasha dam project. These directions were given in a meeting of the Standing Committee on Water Resources held in the conference room of the Ministry of Water Resources in Islamabad.
The conference was presided over by the chairman of the committee Nawab Muhammad Yousaf Talpur. It was decided that the engineers of WAPDA and Sindh will sit together and finalize the pre-feasibility report of the Sindh Barrage at the earliest.
According to a policy of the government, 5000 job vacancies will be created through the project. The committee was informed that the newly created posts of Grade 1-5 will be filled by candidates of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).
It was further notified that the posts of Grade 17 and above will be filled in on the quota allocated to different regions. However, candidates from GB will be preferred there as well.
Over Rs.12.63 billion were collected for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand dams, out of which, Rs. 46 million was saved in a bank. The rest of the amount has been invested in treasury bills for a three-month duration, and the profit will also be deposited in the bank account.
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