Govt orders ban on temporary engagements
Srinagar May 24: The government has asked all the officers to observe the statutory rules and codal provisions in “letter and spirit” regarding the ban on the engagement of casual, seasonal, ad-hoc, consolidated, contractual and need-based daily rated workers.
The government has ordered that any person appointed on ad-hoc/contractual/consolidated/ temporary basis after the imposition of ban on such engagements (on or after 29.04.2010) in contravention of the provisions of Section 14 of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Special Provisions) Act, 2010 shall forthwith cease to continue.
“Any person engaged as casual/seasonal/need bases worker after imposition of ban on such engagements (i.e. on or after 17.03.2015) without specific approval of Competent Authority or without following due procedure shall also cease to continue forthwith,” reads a government order.
“in the event of failure to comply with these instructions, the concerned officer(s) will be held personally responsible and the amount due or paid to such irregular appointee(s)/engage(s) shall be recovered from the personal emoluments of the officer(s) concerned who had made/continued such engagements(s) in violation of the rules, orders or codal procedures, besides the termination of all such irregular appointment(s)/engagement(s),”it said.