Govt cancels attachments of employees

Srinagar 06 Jul 2018

Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday ordered the cancellation of attachments of all the government employees for the ‘smooth functioning of administration.’

An order issued here by the General Administration Department (GAD) said: “With a view to ensuring smooth functioning of various departments/offices, the instructions are hereby issued for compliance by all concerned.”

The GAD order said the employees presently on attachment with their respective or other departments/offices shall be repatriated to their parent department/organization, with immediate effect.

“Any official who fails to join his parent department/organization after detachment, his salary shall be stopped from the month of July, 2018 by the concerned Drawing & Disbursing Officer (DDO), failing which the concerned DDO will be held responsible,” the order read.

The order further said that in cases where continuation of an employee on attachment is warranted under exceptional circumstances, the department concerned shall process his case for approval of the concerned advisor for extension in his period of attachment which shall not exceed more than six months.

“The concerned Administrative Secretary while certifying compliance of the above directions shall submit a report in this regard to the General Administration Department by 16.07.2018,” the order added.