Punjab Irrigation Department Recruitment 2016 for 100 Sub­-Divisional Engineers

Punjab Irrigation Department Recruitment 2016 for 100 Sub-Divisional Engineers. Department of Irrigation, Punjab has released notification for the recruitment of 100 Sub-Divisional Engineer (Civil, Mechanical) vacancies. Eligible candidates may apply online from 18-1-2016 to 7-2-2016.

About Punjab Irrigation Department:

Punjab, the name derived from the Persian words, Punj (five) and ab (water) was a land of five rivers which formed part of Indus Basin till 1947. After partition of the country, Indus water Treaty-1960 restricted India’s rights of usage to only three Eastern rivers (Sutlej, Ravi and Beas), the three Western rivers (Indus, Chenab and Jhelum) were earmarked for exclusive usage of Pakistan. Punjab does have a very well developed and interlinked river system and widespread 14500 kms long Canal Systems.

These Systems are more than a century old and it is difficult to even imagine today to develop such a system of high level strength and utility. The estimated value at the present price level of Water Resource Infrastructure in the State is more than Rs.50,000.00 crore.Punjab Irrigation Department was set up in the year 1849 and has a number of milestones worth mentioning. Construction of upper Bari Doab Canal from river Ravi at Madhopur, Sirhind Canal from river Sutlej at Ropar, Eastern Canal & Bikaner Canal from river Sutlej at Hussainiwala headworks date back to pre-independence era. Post independence period is still brighter when monumental multipurpose projects like Bhakra Dam on river Sutlej, Pong Dam on river Beas, Beas Sullej Link Project and Ranjit sagar Dam on river Ravi have been constructed in addition to construction of Nangal Hydel Channel, Anandpur Sahib Hydel Channel, Bhakra Canal System, Mukerian Hydel Channel,Shah Nehan Barrage, Harike Barrage etc.

Water is most essential natural resource next to the air, a basic human need and the most important input for all human development activities and, perhaps, very precious and scarce natural resource. Efforts need to be made to develop, plan, conserve, utilize and manage this important resource, both surface and ground water, in a judicious, equitable, sustainable and sound economic manner.

Punjab Irrigation Department Recruitment 2016 Details:

Total Number of Vacancies: 100posts

Name of the Posts: Sub-Divisional Engineer

1. Civil: 90 Posts
2. Mechanical: 10 Posts

Important Dates for Punjab Irrigation Department Recruitment 2016:

Start Date to Apply Online: 18-1-2016
Last Date to Apply Online: 7-2-2016
Last Date for Depositing Application Fee in Bank: 9-2-2016
Date of Notification Regarding Date of Examination: 13 to 15-2-2016
Tentative Date of Written Test: 3rd week of Feb, 2016.

Age Limit:

Candidates age between 18 to 37 years for General, 18 to 42 years for SC/ ST/ BC, 18 to 45 years for applicants who are already in Government Service, 18 to 47 years for Physically Handicapped as on 1-1-2016. The upper age limit is relaxable as per Govt. Rules.

Pay Scale:

Rs.15,600/- to Rs.39,100/- + GP- Rs.5,400/-.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should possess a Degree in Engineering Jobs in Civil/ Mechanical from a recognized University or institution.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected based on Preliminary and Mains Test.

Application Fee:

Candidates must have to pay Rs.1600/- all Others, Rs.800/- for SC/ BC/ Physically challenged categories in cash through Bank Challan in any branch of State Bank of India.

How to Apply Punjab Irrigation Department Recruitment 2016:

The eligible candidates may apply online through the website www.pbirrigation.gov.in from 18-1-2016 to 7-2-2016.

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