New guidelines issued to scrutinize daily wagers:Govt pulls up depts for providing inaccurate details
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir government has pulled up
several departments for submitting inaccurate details about the number of daily
wagers and consolidated salaried workers.
June, the government had asked departments to provide the list of consolidated
workers and daily wagers in a bid to identify the illegal appointees.
months on, authorities have not been able to properly scrutinize documents of
the daily wagers. “There are errors and inaccurate details of daily wagers
provided by various departments. The process of scrutinizing details has been
halted,” an official of Finance Department said.
official said the government has now directed departments to start from the
scratch and provide accurate and relevant details about daily wagers and
consolidated salaried employees in the union territory.
offices are obtaining details from subordinate offices. They shall properly
verify cases and then forward with relevant details,” said the official.
reveals that there are 60,000 contractual, consolidated, and daily wagers
working in government departments. “There are complaints that hundreds of
illegal appointments of casual labourers and consolidated workers have been
made in various departments over the years”, said an official of General
government has also banned ad hoc, contractual, consolidated or temporary
appointments till further orders. All departments have been asked to follow the
rules governing the recruitments.
case where any appointment is made by an officer in contravention to the
provisions of sub-section (I), he shall be liable to disciplinary action under
rules and the salary drawn by such appointee shall be recoverable from the
defaulting officer as arrears of land revenue,” reads the earlier government