Punjab Government increases initial pay of PSPCL employees – Power Minister

Patiala, February 16:

The Punjab Government has announced a significant increase in the initial pay scale of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) employees.

The initial pay of junior engineers has been increased from Rs 17,450 to Rs 19,260.

The announcement was made by Punjab Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO in response to the persistent demand from PSPCL employees to align their pay scale with that of other Punjab government employees. He said that the circular regarding the revised pay scale has been issued by PSPCL.

He added that the categories of divisional superintendent accounts, revenue accountants, etc. have been placed in groups 14 to 16, and their initial pay has been increased from Rs 17960 to Rs 19260. Besides, Superintendent Grade-2, PA, SAS Accounts, etc. have been placed in groups 15–17, increasing the initial pay from Rs 18690 to Rs 19260.

Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO affirmed the commitment of the Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, towards the welfare of its employees. “Our government is dedicated to addressing the genuine concerns and demands of all employees, ensuring fair compensation and recognition for their hard work and dedication,” stated the power minister.

Highlighting the government’s responsiveness to the needs of its workforce, Minister ETO emphasised, “It is essential to ensure that the pay scales are in line with industry standards and that our employees receive competitive compensation. The decision to increase the initial pay scale for PSPCL employees is a testament to our commitment to their welfare.”

The PSPCL employees expressed their gratitude to the Punjab government. “We extend our sincere appreciation to Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann and Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO for their prompt action in addressing our concerns. This increase in the initial pay scale reflects their genuine commitment to our well-being,” they said.

After the demand was raised by the employees, a meeting was held on February 2 in the presence of Tejveer Singh, IAS, Principal Secretary, Power, and after discussions, the demand was accepted.

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PSPCL Director Admin Jasbir Singh Sur Singh meets with representatives from several organizations.

December 7, Tarn Taran:

Jasbir Singh Sur Singh, the Director of Administration of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), held talks with representatives from various circles to improve and maintain continuous energy supply.

The aim of these continuous conversations, spearheaded by Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO and Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, is to continuously enhance power distribution and offer superior electrical services to consumers. Director Admin Jasbir Singh Sur Singh met at the highest level with representatives from Tarn Taran, Amritsar City, Civil Subdivision Amritsar, and P and M Circle Amritsar as part of this project.

The introduction of feeder-wise metering in Tarn Taran was discussed throughout the sessions, with an emphasis on initiating the installation of prepaid meters. Preparing the plan to include those who have installed single- and three-phase private transformers in the PSPCL system was another topic of discussion.

In addition, officials were urged to compile information on the computers needed in the workplace for the benefit of patrons and to forward the information to the IT department.

Additionally, Director Admin talked about the potential for the Border Zone area to host a solar installation program. Sur Singh also addressed the issue of open posts in the Tarn Taran Circle’s part-time cleaning crew and gave officials instructions to submit the necessary information so that the positions may be filled.

In addition, he investigated the status of moving the tubewells that are linked to the municipal feeders and requested information on them.

Sur Singh received information on the current state of authorized and unapproved maintenance projects in the Civil Subdivision under the Border Zone. Along with learning the current state of the power outages in the Patti and Bhikhiwind regions, he also looked at ways to reduce them.

Sur Singh checked the progress of the new building being built at Hall Gate and asked about the PSPCL property’s demarcation in the village of Bharariwal, both of which fall under Amritsar City.

Er Mohtam Singh Dy, CE circle Tarn Taran, Er Sukhraj Bahadur Singh Marhala, ASE O&M Tarn Taran, Er Simar Pal Singh, ASE Hakima Gate, Er Sarabjit Sharma, ASE East Amritsar, Er Guriqbal Singh, ASE Civil, construction division Amritsar, and others attended the meetings. Er Satinder Sharma is the CE BORDER zone representative for Amritsar.

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PSPCL employee and Indian women’s hockey team player Charanjit Kaur receives a grand welcome at the head office.

Charanjit Kaur, an Indian women’s hockey team member and PSPCL employee, is warmly welcomed at the head office.

On November 30, Patiala

Charanjit Kaur, a senior assistant at Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) and a player for the Indian women’s hockey team, received a warm reception at the PSPCL Head Office in Patiala on Thursday in a heartwarming celebration of her professional accomplishments and athletic prowess.

Charanjit Kaur and six other outstanding Punjabi women were instrumental in helping the Indian team win a bronze medal in the World Masters Asian Hockey Championship, which took place in Hong Kong from November 19–26.

Charanjit Kaur was personally welcomed by PSPCL Director of Administration Jasbir Singh Sur Singh, who acknowledged her exceptional contribution to the national squad. Er. Tej Pal Bansal, the PSPCL Sports Cell’s Deputy Chief Engineer and Technical Co-In-Charge, accompanied Director Admin on this occasion.

Director Admin Jasbir Singh Sur Singh expressed his delight and appreciation for Charanjit Kaur’s accomplishments and praised her commitment to her professional duties at PSPCL as well as her outstanding hockey performance. “Charanjit Kaur embodies the ideal balance of dedication and skill,” he said. Punjab and the country as a whole have gained great pride from her victory in the World Masters Asian Hockey Championship. We at PSPCL are honored to recognize her for her outstanding achievement.”

“PSPCL is putting dedicated efforts into promoting sporting activities among the staff, and in order to enhance the performances of sports personnel of PSPCL, the organization is providing all possible support,” Director Admin said, highlighting PSPCL’s commitment to promoting sports among its staff.

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