Gangtok, July 23
Services of employees who were appointed on temporary basis ( Adhoc, Consolidated etc) as an interim arrangement in various departments to be terminated immediately said in a circular issued by Department of Personnel, administrative reforms, training and public grievances on Monday.
DOPT has been receiving requests time and again for extension of services of temporary employees ( Adhoc, consolidated etc) who were earlier appointed on temporary basis as an interim arrangement in various departments. Recently, thousands of candidates have been appointed under the OFOJ scheme. Thus, all the departments now have enough manpower and the there is no require to grant extension to temporary employees. Rather, there is an immediate need to relieve those officers and employees who have finished their tenure of appointments Circular reads.
In a Cabinet meeting held on Monday to discuss on the upcoming budget session of the State Assembly slated to start on July 29, Cabinet reviewed the steps taken recently in respect of issues concerning OFOJ, MR and Adhoc workers as also those officers and employees whose services were extended without any justification in the past. It was decided that services of those persons who had finished their tenure shall be terminated forthwith.