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Punjab CM increases women job quota to 15pc

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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has given approval to enhancing quota for women in government jobs from five per cent to 15 per cent whereas the age limit for women in all government jobs has also been increased for three years.The presence of a woman member in selection committee of all provincial departments has been made compulsory.

It may be mentioned that the chief minister had announced a historical package for providing socio-economic and legal protection to the women on the occasion of International Women Day on March 8 and in the light of this package, he has given approval to other recommendations, including jobs to women. These orders will come into force immediately.

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