Chandigarh (Haryana), October 17 — Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday that in the last six years, recruitment on about 85,000 government posts has been done on a merit basis.
Addressing a press conference called at Haryana Niwas here today, the Chief Minister said that likewise, in the next five years, too, merit-based recruitments will be done on more than one lakh posts.
"While all these efforts have certainly proved fruitful be it conducting of recruitment on Merit Basis or implementing teacher transfer policy. These initiatives taken by Haryana to bring about reforms have been appreciated at the national level," he said.
The Chief Minister expressed confidence that the employees who are recruited on the basis of merit will surely meet the expectations of the public and will stay away from corrupt practices.
Responding to a question, Manohar Lal Khattar said that to speed up the pace of development in rural areas, separate District Municipal Commissioners have also been appointed in Urban Local Bodies after appointing a separate Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zila Parishad. This is also helping to augment the financial resources of these institutions.