Retired employees run Election Deptt in JK
2 more get extension
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Apr 12: With over a dozen employees serving on extension, the Election Department in Jammu and Kashmir is virtually being run by the retired government employees.
Official sources said that almost all the sections of the office of Chief Electoral Officer in Jammu and Kashmir have the retired employees, who are working on extension given by the state government from time to time, “on the recommendations of the Election Department”.
While the state government has given extension to over 30 government employees in last couple of years, the Election Department has highest number of the employees has the highest number of the retired employees serving even after reaching the age of superannuation.
Two more employees, Jagdish Chander Sharma, retired senior stenographer and Piarey Lal Bhat, retired Head Assistant have joined the list of these retired employees serving in the department. Official sources said that their services were extended by the General Administrative Department on Thursday. Their services have been “placed at the disposal of Election Department for a period of three months for assisting in the conduct of Urban Local Bodies”, an order issued by the GAD reads.
The department had already over a dozen employees serving on extension. M K Pandita, Election Naib Tehsildar is serving in the department despite having been retired in 2008. He has been given eight extensions so far.
The department has Nanak Chand, Election Naib Tehsildar, Bashir Ahmed Bhat, Election Naib Tehsildar Nazir Ahmed Parray, Retired I/c Assistant Chief Electoral Officer, Abdul Majid Wani, retired Election Naib Tehsildar, Bhushan Lal Raina, Retired Election Assistant, Muhammad Ashraf Khan, Retired Election Assistant, Abdul Ahad Bhat, Retired Election Officer, Chaman Lal Sharma, Retired Election Naib Tehsildar, Nazir Ahmed Parray, Retired In-chare Assistant CEO and Jagdish Raj, retired as private secretary CEO, whose services were extended from time to time, sources added.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 IST
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