Days after 11 authorities workers with alleged terror hyperlinks had been terminated from their providers, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has requested all administrative secretaries to determine non-performing workers who’ve accomplished 22 years of service or above the age of 48 years of their respective departments.
A round dated July 15, issued by Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, drew the eye of all the executive secretaries in the direction of a Finance Division memo issued on October 22, 2020, stipulating that an “train of evaluation of efficiency of the federal government servants shall be initiated for every authorities servant for the primary time after his/her completion of twenty-two years of service or attaining 48 years of age and any time subsequently, as could also be required”.
It requested the departments to comply with the process as laid down in Article 226(2) of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service Rules Quantity I and place the circumstances of such recognized workers earlier than the Evaluate Committee for consideration of Competent Authority.
To make sure a evaluation in each division, an inner committee comprising administrative secretary, involved head of division and two senior officers shall be nominated by the executive secretary. The broad standards to be adopted by the evaluation committee whereas reviewing the efficiency of workers is their health/competence and their utility for the aim for which they’re employed.
Following modification in Article 226(2) of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service Rules inserting a provision for retiring at any time a authorities servant in public curiosity after he/she has accomplished 22 years of service or attained 48 years of age, the UT administration had final yr issued a notification offering a time schedule for the train to evaluation the efficiency of every authorities servant.
The adjustments adopted instructions from Lt Governor, sources mentioned, including that this had been accomplished as earlier provisions empowering the federal government to prematurely retire an worker on the idea of non-performance, misbehaviour and dangerous conduct had been “very obscure”.
Nonetheless, the order will not be relevant to workers engaged on posts included in Schedule II of those Guidelines, sources mentioned.
The Administrative Division has to take care of a register of workers who’re on account of attain 48 years of age or full 22 years of service, sources mentioned, including that register needs to be scrutinised at first of yearly by the nominated officers.