GUWAHATI: Dispur has decided to adhere to the Union ministry of personnel, public grievances and pensions’ consolidated guidelines on premature retirement of government employees to ensure proficiency in the functioning of public administration.
As per the circular of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), the objective of Fundamental Rule (FR) 560)1(l) and Rule 48 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972, is to strengthen the administrative machinery by developing responsible and efficient administration at all levels and to achieve efficiency, economy and speed in the disposal of government function.
Assam finance department to constitute a committee led by the chief secretary to inspect the professional records of all state government officials under Group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ within the age group of 50-55 years.
As per the Central guidelines, a record of officials who are due to attain the age of 50-55 years or have completed 30 years of service will also be maintained.
A review of public servants will be conducted periodically following which the state government would decide whether a government official should be retained or retired from service.