\LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said the government was acting on the policy to provide all-out opportunities to professionals to express their talent.
Issues of professionals working in the public sector were being resolved and the approval of the technical allowance for engineers in Punjab is the acknowledgement of their talent, said a handout issued here.
The chief minister said technical allowance would be given to engineers working in the specific departments. “We hope engineers would perform even better after this raise.”
The Finance Department has issued the notification of the technical allowance on Friday after approval by the provincial cabinet. The allowance would be given to engineers having the HEC recognised degree and working in departments of agriculture, housing, irrigation, mines and minerals, communications and works, urban development and public health engineering, local government and community development, and planning and development.
The registration of the engineers with the Pakistan Engineering Council is compulsory to get the allowance.