To promote work culture:Govt bans `unnecessary visit’ of employees to head offices
Tightening noose around delinquent employees, Jammu and Kashmir government has
banned “unnecessary visit” of officers to head offices in a bid to promote work
culture and ensure speedy redressal of public grievances.
followed the growing complaints that several officials and officers were
deserting their workplace on the pretext of visiting headquarters.
officials especially in Rural Development Department, Roads and Buildings,
Schools Education and Health are visiting directorate without proper
permission. Their callousness is leading to poor working in their respective
departments and grievances of people remain unaddressed,” said an official of
General Administration Department.
serious note, the government has warned employees against visiting directorates
without any reason.
has been observed that the officers/officials are leaving the stations
(headquarters) without any knowledge and formal permission from the competent
authority which is contrary to the provision of standing services conduct rules
and norms. Any deviation in this behalf
shall be treated dereliction and unauthorized absence from duty. Action shall
be initiated against the erring officials,” reads a government order.
another order, government has pointed out that subordinate offices are not
maintaining the official hierarchy protocol and making direct correspondence
with higher authorities bypassing their immediate offices.
have been warned to refrain from such practices “failing which disciplinary
action shall be taken against them, sources said.
are 4.50 lakh government employees in the new Union Territory.
said that district development commissioners have also been told to ensure
attendance of employees in their districts.
and other senior officers have been directed to conduct regular inspection of
offices and ensure attendance of government employees,” sources said.