Appointment of Employees of Different Projects on Regular Basis after Conversion of Project from Development to Non-Development Side

Last Updated on October 31, 2021 by ShumailaKamal

Government of the Punjab, Services & General Administration Department (Regulations/O& M Wing) has issued Notification No. SO(ERB)5-3/2014/Contract(Project)  dated 23rd July 2014 in connection with Regularization of Development Side Employees.

Chief Minister has been pleased to approve the following guidelines for filling up the posts after their conversion from development to non-development side:

All Departments or Organizations after conversion of project from development to non-development side and creation of posts through SNE shall frame service rules for the respective posts immediately.

Recruitment process shall be initiated as per provisions of recruitment policy and be completed within three month positively after observing codal or procedural formalities.

The project staff may be allowed, as per standing instructions and provision of service rules, to continue for a maximum period of six months during which whole process of recruitment shall be completed.

While making recruitment, the project employees may be allowed relaxation in upper age for the period they have served in the project.

For experience in the relevant field including the experience of project, two marks per year upto the maximum 10 marks shall be granted to employees to recruitment in BPS-01 to BPS-15.

Recruitment of posts in BPS-16 and above shall be made through Punjab Public Service Commission.

The mode of appointment i.e regular or contract, against the project posts after their conversion from development to non-development side, may be decided by the concerned department or organization.

If the posts are necessarily required to be filled on regular basis, case shall be placed before the Contract Appointment Regulations Committee (CARC) with full justification.

Special Thanks to Mr. Shafiq Ahmad for sending the copy of these orders/instructions.


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24 thoughts on “Appointment of Employees of Different Projects on Regular Basis after Conversion of Project from Development to Non-Development Side

  1. Respected Shumaila Kamal, we were appointed in year 2010 as Network/Database Administrators (BS-17), through test and interview in Higher Education Department Punjab. There were total 37 employees appointed in different district and divisions in BS-17. In 2017 our project was converted from Development to Non Development by the Department after creating SNE Posts of only those employees who were working in offices of district and division and we shifted from project employee to as contract employee . Contract was extended with six month duration each and now we will complete 2 years of job as contract employee in June 2019. Employee from commerce colleges in Higher Education department were regularized without PPSC also in 2017 and we are still on contract. Please guide us what would we do for regularization. Regards

  2. Respected Miss shumaila we are working in Higher Education Department on capacity building project 2010 later on department has been created the posts 05-12-2017 and orders for six months to working employees againt the newly created posts but department continiuation order no when we are appointed on 2010.Please you are guide on above letter account office pay the salaries for six months afterword department orders has been issued more six months the concerned account office you are not eligible more than six months order against the letter but letter in mentiond point no 4 the concerned department has been decided project emplyees after dev to non dev. dear madam please guide my cell no 03006009401 RAFAQAT RIAZ email [email protected]

  3. Dear Madam Shumaila,
    My name is zohaib Ibrahim from karachi, i am working in PSQCA under ministry of science & technology since 4 years, we had been hired in oct 2012,20 technical (PHDs,BE,ME,MSC,BSC) and non technical staff around 15 in a project.
    in the PC1 of our project its clearly mentioned that after the completion of the project,the staff will be absorbed from development to non development dpt.
    we are in state of confusion that its been already four years, and the mngmnt is taking a work load of regular staff from us, we have good performance of establishment of laboratories and sections.
    do this notification will work in our favour? or guide us if we should move towards court to file a partition on this injustice.

  4. Dears i am in very complex situation now. Our project ended on 30th June 2015, and over incharge said it will be regularized in 2, 3 months. But 8th month gone we are not getting paid and dont know situation. If we asked all said PC-IV is in process and file is with planning commission. I dont know i am getting sick of all this, weather we all will be regularized if our project converted from Development to NON Development or not? Or again test and interviews will be held. When we came in this department our test will be conducted by NTS. Please some one help me in this regard, I will be really thankful. i am working in SPS07 in this project. And project is of NARC Islamabad

  5. Dear Shumaila. How this notification is helpful to guzzitted project employee(bps-17) when it is clearlly mentiond in this notification that Guzited Employee of projects can only be regularized through ppsc. We have served HED more than 6 years than how can we get justice through this notification please reply.

      1. Dear Mam, our posts were sanctioned (posts of only working Employees) by department in 2018 but still not regularized by the department. We are getting 6 month contract extension every time. Recently HED still not extend our contract since 3 month but we are working in the offices. Directors and Deputy Directors has submitted progress report in our favor but department/ bureaucracy as usual not looks serious. We are total almost 40 employees working in District and Division offices as Database Administrators and have worked 9 years in this department. Department has already regularized Commerce Stream Lecturers. We were selected by the department via Test and Interview in 2010. Please guide us how can we get our right of regularization as we are now overage already .

  6. dear shumaila pls guide that all subject specialist teachers of science are getting their science/subject allowance but IT Teachers of Punjab are not getting their IT Allowance. We have asked many times for IT allowance but still not able to get it.

  7. Dear shumaila will you guide us that after conversion of a project from development to non development what will be the status of project employees because according to our department which we have listen from different sources, new advertisement will be advertised and new test/interviews will be conducted from overall punjab and we will have to apply as a new candidate along with other fresh candidates. We have done jobs from more than 5 years as Network/Database administrator in Higher Education Department and still working.Please reply

  8. Dear Miss Shumaila,
    AOA. I Read the comment of Ahsan Raza. I was also in the department of Ahsan Raza. I was BPS-17 officer and living in Multan. If you have any other information about our matter please share. In our office, staffs of BPS 1 to 16 were also worked. They are also in court. Please also share information about their matter. I shall be very thankful for your kind reply.



  9. Respected Sir

    we are working in higher education department punjab on contract basis in capacity building project. are we eligible for regularization under these order.

  10. we are working in PMIU(Programme Monitoring & Implementation Unit) Punjab Education Sector Reforms programme since 2004, do we get benefit of said notification.

    1. Dear Nasir, mujhay confirm nahin hay keh aap is category main aatay hain ya nahin. Aap apney office say contact ker key information hasil karain, plz.

      1. Dear Shumaila. i m Ahsan. I was worked as Assistant Research Officer (BPS-17) from 2012 to 2013 Ayub Agri. Department, govt. of Punjab . After regularization of Project from development to non-development side, Posts were regularized but staffs were not regularized. Our office authority sayed that gazetted officers can only come from PPSC when posts advertised. But we go to court s we are still in court for justice. Are this notification help us? if any other notifications you have concerned our matter, please share. I shall be very thankful for your reply.

          1. Dear Shumaila. Please also share with me if you have any other information about my concern. Thanks. May ALLAH Bless you, amein. Ahsan Raza.

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