Transport minister did surprise checking of PRTC head office, Secy RTA office,driving track; listened to staff problems
Kanwar Inder Singh/January 18,2023
Today, Laljit singh Bhullar, transport minister Punjab visited the track of the transport department in Patiala and the office of the secretary regional transport authority (RTA) , mini secretariat , Patiala.
At both the locations, he interacted with the staff and listened to their problems. Secy RTA Babandeep Singh Walia, PCS was away to Chandigarh when he visited his office.
He sat in the Secy RTA office called the staff members and asked them to share their issues, grievances with him.
As per available information, some lady outsourced staff said they are not getting the salary on time and have not received it for the last three months from their agency SS Providers. On this the minister called up the state transport commissioner and asked him to intervene and do the needful at the earliest.
Some of the staff members shared with the minister about the hardship they are facing in dealing with the anonymous complaints receiving regularly against the staff members. Their work suffers; their productivity suffers while dealing with these anonymous complaints and demanded some concrete solutions in dealing with them.
Transport minister did surprise checking of PRTC head office, Secy RTA office, driving track; listened to staff problems. Cabinet Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar interacted with the visiting people and obtained feedback from them for further improvement. He inquired about the official work of the staff and instructed to provide services to people on a priority basis so that the people do not face any hardship.
The Transport Minister said that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann firm resolve is to provide transparent and corruption-free services to the people. He instructed that no laxity will be tolerated and strict action will be taken against those who cause trouble to the people.
Later he went to Pepsu Road Transport Corporation head office, Nabha Road, Patiala.After inspecting the Head Office of PRTC, Driver-Conductor Training School, Tire Plant and Bus Body Fabrication Cell, the Transport Minister directed the General Managers Parveen Kumar and Maninderpal Singh Sidhu and Executive Engineer Jatinderpal Singh Grewal that no stone should be left unturned to take the public bus services to new heights as the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led government was taking every initiative to strengthened the PRTC and Punbus by filling the loopholes.