Punjab government to dissolve all board, corporations, trusts?
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
In a major step, Punjab government is planning to dissolve all the board, corporations, trusts, commissions where still the congress political appointees are working.
As per the available information no political appointee has resigned from their posts, even almost after the three weeks to Punjab elections 2022 results were out.
At present congress appointed politicians, workers are heading around 40 board and corporations, 28 improvement trusts, 18 commissions and other departments like Marked etc. Many of them were appointed by Charanjit Singh Channi and some of them were appointed by Capt Amarinder Singh during their 2017-2022 rule.
As per early practice all political appointee submit their resignation with the change of guard in the state. This is for the first that no one has submitted their resignation, even after two weeks of the formation of new government.
All Congress party political appointees are taking all the benefits like salary, allowances, personal staff, government accommodation, transport, cars etc under AAP rule.
Some of the political appointees are getting perks, facilities, status as same as a cabinet minister gets.
The political appointees include the board, corporation, trusts, commissions chairman, vice chairman, members, directors etc.
After the state government move to dissolve these board, corporation, trusts, commissions the posts will fall vacant and AAP will appoint their leaders, workers on these posts.