The Punjab Emergency Service Department (PESD) has regularized the services of as many as 153 employees.
DG PESD Dr Rizwan Naseer signed the regularization order on the recommendations of the Scrutiny Committee.
According to the notification, out of 153 Rescue employees, 77 rescuers of BPS-12 of them 42 Lead Fire Rescuers & 35 Shift-Incharges, 30 Emergency Medical Technicians of (BPS-11), 45 Rescue Drivers of (BPS-4) and one Store-keeper of (BPS-05).
On the occasion, the DG PESD congratulated rescuers on the regularization of their services and said that this was an acknowledgement of their services for this life-saving Emergency Service.
He expressed that the regularization of the rescuers would definitely enhance their level of motivation and sense of safety to work with more devotion and professionalism.
“He vowed that great are those who Rescue others and are being rescued by the prayers of kind people.
The serving in emergency service is not an ordinary job, however, you have been chosen by the Almighty Allah.
Being a rescuer it is our responsibility as per oath that we will provide emergency services without discrimination even if your own life is at risk,”.
He emphasized ensuring standard services delivery in their respective Districts and Tehsils as per their job description and Key Performance Indicators.
The DG PESD also acknowledged the efforts of the Scrutiny Committee and HR Wing for the regularization of services of these Rescue Officers.
He further expressed his gratitude to the Government and the Punjab Assembly for providing the long-awaited Service Structure through the Punjab Emergency Service (Amendment) Act 2021, as a result of which now timely regularization after three years and promotion after due time of Rescue Staff shall be possible in future.