Savings of almost $300 million by the Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) administration have been reinvested into realising a number of transformational projects across the Region, to the benefit of residents.According to Regional Executive Officer (REO) Rupert Hopkinson, the savings were made possible through prudent resource management and vigilance by the Regional Administration in 2017.Works continue on the Anna Regina Health CentreThe projects realised from the ground-breaking achievement are a new boat landing for students and teachers at the Liberty Nursery and Primary School, a bus shed at Dartmouth, a fence at Unity Park, a seating area at Cotton Field and renovation and extension of the Anna Regina Health Centre.Currently, there are 46 pupils attending the Liberty Primary School, some 18 miles down the Pomeroon River. Headteacher Pansy Garraway-Allen said the new school’s landing was extremely necessary.“Previously, the situation was very bad. It was almost a threat to any person who would have used the landing. The lower part of the stelling, some parts were rotted, a few threaders from the step were missing because the foundation was no more. … At times we had to choose spots to step on to avoid going underground in any serious state. It was also not good enough for the students. Many times, we had to tutor the children, guiding them where to walk and avoid any sort of running on it,” Garraway-Allen explained.The newly-extended landing is a boon for the female staff, the Headteacher continued, since “before during the spring tide in the mornings, the tide would be rather low causing some trouble to us. The flats were very far out and the boats in which we travel to school are large and when we get to school, we would normally have to stick our skirts in the tights and pull boat ropes to get up to the stelling which was very strenuous to us as females.” According to Garraway-Allen, the students were also forced to step from one boat to another to reach the landing.The REO said the decision to do the work was influenced mainly by the pleas of the Headteacher and the threat the dilapidated facility posed to students and teachers alike.“Because of the danger and imminent threat to life and limb, we decided that we must have this thing done. The beautiful thing is that we had savings.I am elated to know that we were able to rescue the situation at Liberty. It is a good job done not only for Liberty but for the Region as well,” Hopkinson explained.
The office of the Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax Department, Pune has issued the official notification inviting all interested, eligible candidates for the recruitment of Inspector, Tax Assistant, Stenographer, among others under sports quota category. The last date to apply in the prescribed format is May 12, 2016.Vacancy details:Total posts: 39Name of the post: Multi Tasking Officer (MTS): 21Tax Assistant: 10Inspectors: 7Stenographer (Grade 2): 1Eligibility criteria:Educational qualification:Candidates should be an athlete and should possess certificate of participation in national/international tournaments conducted by the government recognised associations/federations in games.For more details on sports eligibility, candidates are requested to visit the official notification.Selection procedure: The selection of candidates will be done on the basis on their performance in written test and personal interview conducted by the Income Tax Department selection committee.Pay scale:Inspector: The selected candidates will get paid between Rs 9,300-34,800 monthly with grade pay of Rs 4,600.Tax Assistant and Stenographer: The selected candidates will be paid between Rs 5,200-20,200 monthly with grade pay of Rs 2,400.MTS: Selected candidates will be paid between Rs 5,200-20,200 monthly with grade pay of Rs 1,800.How to apply:Applicants eligible to apply for the above post can download the application from official website, www.incometaxindia.gov.inCandidates are requested to fill the application form in the prescribed format only.Application forms with all the required documents should reach the Income Tax Officer (HQ) (Admin), Room No.13 Aayakar Bhavan, 12, Sadhu Vaswani Road, Pune 411001Important date:The application should reach the Income Tax Office latest by May 12, 2016.advertisementFor information on more latest government jobs, click here.