Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Public Works Department, Mr Abdul Rehman Veeri today informed the House that the General Administration Department (GAD) and Deputy Commissioners have been advised to expedite SRO-43 cases with a periodic review.
Replying to a question by Mohammad Abbas Wani, the Minister said that in order to expedite the pending SRO-43 cases, the government has directed the GAD and the Deputy Commissioners to periodically review the cases pending in their departments.
The Minister said to ensure that all issues/procedural formalities and identification of vacancies etc are settled in a time- bound manner, direction has been given that every case should be finalized within 120 days.
The Minister informed that the Departments and DCs have been advised to circulate the checklist to ensure that all requisite documents are submitted with the proposal for compassionate appointments.
Mr Veeri said all the officials and officers dealing with the compassionate appointment cases in various Departments would be made aware about the checklist and prescribed documents to ensure that the families of the deceased are timely intimated about the requirements of the requisite documents.
The Minister further informed the House that in all 2407 such cases are pending, out of which 602 cases are pending for disposal with various Deputy Commissioners and 1805 with other departments. He said that the cases are pending for disposal due to incompletion of various formalities.
He said that pending cases also include the cases where NOKs of the deceased Government employees have not acquired the requisite eligibly for the appointment within the stipulated period of five years from the date of death of the deceased and do not fall within the ambit of SRO-43/Relaxation Policy adopted by the Government since 2004 and 2007.
Mr Yawar Dilawar Mir in his supplementary question urged time-bound settlement of SRO cases.
2015 Kashmir Despatch