1.30 lakh apply for 537 posts of jail warder

How grim is unemployment scenario in Punjab can be gauged from the fact that nearly 1.30 lakh applications have been received from across the state for a mere 537 posts of jail warder.

A jail warder is an official equivalent to the rank of a constable in the police. But, call it craze for government job or their need, 242 times more applicants have applied for these posts. During the physical tests being held at Guru Gobind Singh Stadium in Muktsar, it was found that 4,700 applicants had applied for the posts in Muktsar district alone. The recruitment drive started on April 23 and would conclude on April 28; thereafter, the interviews would be conducted.

An official of the Prison Department said recruitment for the posts of warder was being done after almost two decades, which was last time held in 1992.

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