Ahead of the elections in five poll-bound states, the Election Commission of India (ECI) issued an order regarding the posting and transfer of election officers. As per the orders, chief secretaries of Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana have been asked to transfer officials directly connected with elections who are posted in their home districts and those who have spent three of the last four years in one district… read-more
Courtesy: The Press Trust of India
In the Jammu region, two senior IAS officers among 288 have been tested COVID-19 positive, where six more micro-containment zones were declared on January 7. Amid the rise in cases, all kinds of leaves of health-workers, other staff in Jammu Govt Medical College, and Associated hospitals were cancelled. Reportedly, Union Minister of State in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh is going to take a review of the emerging COVID-19 situation.
Courtesy: Greater Kashmir
The government in J&K ordered premature retirement of two officers under Article 226(2) of J&K CSRs and followed recommendations of a Review Committees constituted for the purpose, on January 5. The officers who retired include: Aashiq Hussain and Showkat Ahmad Wani. "Government has directed the Departments to speed up the scrutinization of cases of "inefficient, non-performing and corrupt employees" for consideration of their… read-more