SRINAGAR — Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have ordered a review of the performance of government employees especially those who are ‘ineffective’ and ‘unfit’ for the job.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary, Arun Kumar Mehta, who is also the Financial Commissioner, Finance Department, has issued an order and impressed upon all the Administrative Secretaries to initiate the exercise of reviewing the performance of each government servant who has completed 48 years of age or has 22 years of service for identifying such government servants who are ‘ineffective’ in work and are not ‘fit’ to continue in the post held and have no ‘utility’ for the purpose for which they are employed.
On the directions of the Chief Secretary, the Codes Division of the Finance Department has written to all Administrative Secretaries to undertake the review process of the government employees without any delay.
“The exercise of review of performance of the government servants will be initiated for each government servant for the first time after his/her completion of 22 years of service or attaining 48 years of age and any time subsequently, as may be required,” the order reads.
The Administrative Secretaries have been asked that the cases of government servants for consideration shall be placed before the General Administration Department by a Review Committee constituted for the purpose, for placing its recommendations before the Competent Authority.
The order reads that it has been observed that the departments have not initiated any exercise for reviewing the performance of the government servants so for and all the departments shall follow the procedure under rules.
It has been directed to identify all the ‘ineffective’ employees who are not ‘fit’ to continue in the post held and have no utility for the purpose for which they are employed.