Good news for disabled persons that the Government of the Punjab has provided upper age relief up to 15 years. Previously relaxation in the Upper age Limit was 10 years. Handicapped special persons can now join government services with 15 year relaxation in the upper age. Visit here for notification issued by Punjab Government.
A summary was initiated by the Services & General Administration Department (Regulation Wing) with the proposal that amendments in the Punjab Civil Servant Recruitment Rules 1976 may be made and the disabled / special person may be granted 15 year age relaxation in order to join government jobs in the all departments, organizations and autonomous institutions of the Punjab province. The Chief Minister Punjab has agreed with the proposal submitted by Regulation Wing of S&GAD and in response to that Regulation Wing has issued order by the approval of Governor of the Punjab:-
In the Punjab Civil Servants Recruitment (relaxation of Upper Age Limit) Rules 1976 in (rule 3, in clause vi) for the figure “10”, the figure “15” shall be substituted.
After amendments in the Punjab Civil Recruitment Rules 1976 regarding relaxation of Upper Age Limit, the special or disabled person can apply for jobs offered by the Government departments and organizations with 15 year age relaxation. Utility allowance notification is available here. The copy of the order was submitted to Registrar Lahore High Court Lahore, the Senior Member BOR Punjab, Chairman P&D Department Lahore, the Principal Secretary to Governor Punjab, the Secretary to Chief Minister Punjab, All Administrative Secretaries Punjab, the Provincial Police Officers Punjab, the Chairman CMIT Lahore, All Divisional Commissioners in the Punjab, All Deputy Commissioners in the Punjab, the Secretary Provincial Assembly Punjab, All Heads of the attached Department Punjab, Heads of Autonomous Bodies Punjab, the Accountant General Punjab, All District Accounts Officers in Punjab with the directions to take necessary action accordingly as and when required.