RECRUITMENT POLICY – 2022 (PUNJAB GOVERNMENT) — Recruitment is the process by means of which eligible candidates are identified, attracted and selected against vacant positions. Through this process the best candidates are chosen from the pool of qualified applicants. It is extremely important to select the right person for the right job because a bad choice can affect the outcome of overall official business. Hense, recruitment is deemed as a key strategic activity in the public sector. The pressing need for department is to develop capacities for merit-based recruitment. The right process reflects on the department’s capability in engaging the right talent, thus assisting in the meeting the long-term objective of good governance.