'Sectt staff resume duties'
Govt Warns Lecturers, ReTs
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Apr 9: Over 600 employees Friday reported for duty in the Civil Secretariat complex at Jammu, which include the employees of the Legislature, an official spokesman said this evening.
According to the spokesman, essential services functioned smoothly in the Kashmir and Jammu divisions today.
About the functioning of the Associated Hospitals, Srinagar and various other Health institutions in the Kashmir Valley, the spokesman said that 19948 patients were examined in the emergency wards of the Associated Hospitals whereas 323 patients were treated in out patients departments. Besides, 94 major and minor surgeries were also conducted.
He said that 11662 patients were examined in OPDs of various hospitals under the control of Director Health Services, Kashmir and 771 patients examined in inpatient departments (IPD). Besides, 37 surgeries were performed, 8 deliveries and 436 X-rays were conducted in these hospitals. He said, 1719 lab tests were also conducted.
The spokesman said that water and electricity supply continues without any interruption.
While giving details of Jammu division, the spokesman said that essential services like Power, PHE, CA&PD, Municipal Corporation, Jammu, Treasuries and all educational institutions of the entire Jammu division functioned normally today. Attendance in the Associated Hospitals of Government Medical College, Jammu was recorded between 62 to 80 % and 1039 patients were checked in the emergency and OPD wings of these hospitals.
The State Government, in a late night development, directed all lecturers engaged on academic arrangements and RET teachers to resume their duties with immediate effect otherwise they shall be deemed to have been terminated with immediate effect and immediate replacement through fresh recruitments will be initiated locally.
The Government also said that the absence of the adhoc, contractual and consolidated salaried employees from their work place/duties, is and shall be deemed to be break in their service, the official spokesman said.
He said this shall not only disentitle them for regularization but they shall also be liable for termination from service. “This shall apply mutatis-mutandis to DRWs, Rehbar-i-Taleem Teachers (RETs) and similarly placed persons,” the spokesman said.
DIV COM REVIEWS SITUATION
Meanwhile, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Naseema Lanker this evening reviewed the situation arising out of the strike of the employees.
According to an official handout, the meeting was informed that the strike has been called off in Kargil and the essential services in the Kashmir Valley are working as per the contingency plan put in place by the administration. The meeting was told that the attendance of employees is being monitored by the concerned Deputy Commissioners while the attendance of Gazetted Officers is satisfactory.
The statement said that with the intervention of senior citizens some schools have started functioning in Islamabad, Beerwah, Uri, Tangmarg etc where local teachers have also started attending the schools. “Keeping in view that more than 10 lakh students are studying in Government schools of Kashmir Division, the Divisional Commissioner has appealed for opening of Educational Institutions so that the future of the children is not jeopardized,” the statement said.
Regarding availability of essential supplies the Divisional Commissioner informed that fair price shops which normally cover 36 percent of the population have been authorized to include more population of the adjacent areas so that there is no inconvenience to the people. The foodgrains are being dispatched to the fair price shops directly from Food Corporation of India, she informed.
Sanitation in Srinagar City has been outsourced and from today sweeping of roads and lanes has also been started from Lal Chowk, Budshah Chowk area, the meeting was told.
According to the official spokesman, the Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Friday placed under suspension Zofa Ahmed Shawl, Tehsildar Pampore and Ghulam Ahmed Bhat, Naib Tehsildar, Pampore for not being present at their stations.
Deputy Commissioner Leh, meanwhile, suspended Nazir Ahmed Malik, Principal Government Polytechnic College, Leh for unauthorized absence.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 9 Apr 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 9 Apr 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 10 Apr 2010 00:00:00 IST
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