Lahore - The Punjab government has imposed a ban on all recruitments from grade 1 to grade 16. The step was taken after the provincial cabinet approved the proposal to ban fresh recruitments.

As per the notification, recruitments in grade 17 and above through the Public Service Commission will be exempted. Moreover, the Health Department was also allowed to recruit doctors and paramedical staff as of initial recruitment till regular recruitment is made.

However, the standing committee of the cabinet on Finance and Development will take up the matter of relaxation of the ban on recruitment on the case to case basis.

The cabinet in its meeting dated 31st August had decided to impose a ban on all recruitments. The matter was again placed in the cabinet meeting on 23rd September 2018 and above-mentioned decisions were made.

Meanwhile, the Punjab government transferred and posted two officers. As per the notification, Sub-Registrar Sialkot Shahid Yaqoob was transferred and posted as Section Officer Transport Department while AC Sialkot Ijaz ahmad was transferred and posted as Sub-Registrar Sialkot.