New order of compulsory retirement of erring officials over 50 years in Uttarakhand issued

The Uttarakhand government has today issued an order which has created quite a sensation amongst government employees especially who’ve completed fifty years of age and have worked under the Uttarakhand Secretariat’s private secretary cadre in the private staff commiting offences, responsible for dereliction of duty, accused in any governmental/ departmental enquiry etc.

According to the Uttarakhand chief secretary’s letter of dated 5 th May 2020 and deputy secretary Vinod Kumar Suman’s order/ letter of 13th July issued on the basis of CS, Uttarakhand government’s letter as above, with copies send to private secretaries to all ministers, Govt of Uttarakhand, Chief secretary, Financial officer etc those employees working under the Uttarakhand Secretariat’s personnel secretary cadre in personal staff having completed fifty years of age and responsible for regular absentism, dereliction of duty, created deliberate obstruction in execution/ implementation of official work or duty, involved in any offence while in job, disobeying the order of the senior officers, if usually ill or not keeping good health resulting in regular absentism, dishonest or having been accused in any official investigation or enquiry etc should be compulsorily retired by issuing three months notice or paying three months salary.

The order also directs for urgent formation of a screening committee to decide such cases expeditiously.


Sunil Negi

Sunil Negi is a senior journalist and president of Uttarakhand Journalists Forum ( Regd). He usually writes on socio political subjects and have been contributing articles in print media for the last several years. Mr. Sunil Negi had been felicitated by All India Achievers conference's Pride of India and excellence awards apart from several other recognitions. He has translated a book on ecological disaster of Uttarakhand of June 2013 and edited and published two editions of Uttaranchal's Who's Who.

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