Governor N N Vohra has expressed displeasure over the prolonged delay in the non-regularization of causal workers, an official spokesman said on Monday.
He said the Empowered Committee constituted vide SRO–520 held its 4th meeting here on Monday under the chairmanship of Navin Kumar Choudhary, principal secretary to government, finance department and regularized the engagement of 140 persons of various departments, of whom 10 belong to PWD, 51 to PHE department, 8 to I&C department, 7 to forest department, 61 to housing and urban development department and 3 to technical education department.
Giving further details, Choudhary informed that till date the Empowered Committee has held 4 meetings and cleared 310 cases of various departments. He explained that in today’s meeting the cases of 45 persons were rejected for want of the requisite documents as specified in the SRO-520.
Choudhary conveyed the Governor’s serious concern and displeasure over the continuing failure of all concerned departments to promptly submit all required documents, which has caused delay and denial of their due rights to the claimants.
The Governor has directed principal secretary finance to send him a list of all the defaulting departments. All the departments have also been issued directions, yet once again, to speed up the submission of cases to the Empowered Committee for urgent disposal.