Process for regularisation of daily-rated workers to begin next year: Drabu

JAMMU: Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu today said the process of regularisation of casual workers of various categories will start from next financial year in terms of the set guidelines and criteria.

Replying to a question by MLCs Ashok Khajuria and Master Noor Hussain in the Upper House, Dr Drabu said to begin with, the regularisation, of such contractual workers, who have given their land to the Government on the promise of a Government job and have been left out will be taken up through a process of documentation and verification to be done by General Administration Department (GAD).

The Minister said for the remaining categories, a committee, under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary is currently engaged in working out various options for regularisation of daily rated workers. He said during the course of the year, the Government would set out a policy with timelines for absorbing these people.  (AGENCIES)