‘Furnish data of casual workers by Jan 25’
JAMMU, Jan 16: Principal Secretary, Planning Development & Monitoring Department, Rohit Kansal today reviewed the status of rationalization of field-level Works Divisions of Power, R&B, PHE and I&FC Departments, at a high level meeting.
Commissioner Secretary Revenue Shahid Anayatullah, Additional Secretary GAD, while Chief Engineers of R&B, PWD, PDD of Kashmir division attended the meeting through video conferencing.
The Principal Secretary sought details regarding the process and the Chief Engineers of the concerned departments apprised that they have submitted reports regarding rationalization of Works Divisions.
The meeting informed that the reports carry details regarding the rationalization of Works Division to make them co-terminus with the district boundaries, which will facilitate the smooth functioning of these divisions for benefitting the public.
The Principal Secretary said that the rationalization of Works Division will reduce inconvenience faced by the people as they have to approach other district offices to avail benefits of schemes and other services being provided by government agencies for development and welfare of general public.
He directed concerned officers to sensitize officers regarding the measures required to be taken to rationalize Works Division keeping in view public demands and convenience.
Meanwhile, Rohit Kansal chaired the maiden meeting of the Committee constituted for determining the actual number of PDL, TDL, Casual and DRWs engaged in the PDD, PHE and I&FC departments.
The Principal Secretary sought details regarding the submission of bio-data format provided to seek details of causal employees engaged by these departments.
He was informed that the exercise of data collection is under process and would be completed soon.
He asked the concerned departments to submit the thoroughly verified data before January 25, 2019, so that the process of formulating a road map for these workers is formulated.
He directed the concerned officers for sensitizing all divisions regarding the process of collecting details of casual employees so that the data is generated as per the set format already provided to them.
He asked the concerned officers to work in close coordination to make haste-free and timely collection of data possible without any further delay.
The meeting was attended by Secretary PHE Farooq Ahmad Shah, I&FC, Director Finance PDD and various other officers administrative officers.