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Failure to convene DPC meeting worries Khandu

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Feb 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From Our Correspondent

Itagar, Feb 4: Aruchal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has taken serious note of many departments not convening the periodical departmental promotion committee (DPC) meeting in their respective departments thereby depriving timely promotion to the eligible officer and officials.

Khandu viewed that due to non-convening of DPC meetings, many officers and officials are forced to stagte inorditely in a particular post for many years together despite being eligible for promotion, an official release informed. “Such stagtion in service has a cascading effect in the departmental hierarchy which adversely affects the morale of the officers and officials resulting to low work output and degradation of overall work culture”, he observed. The chief minister further reasoned that such stagtion has become a major cause of corruption in the departments. In order to have maximum work output from the government employees and to ensure them better career progression and more congenial working atmosphere, Khandu directed Chief Secretary to issue strict instructions to all the departments to conduct DPC meeting once every six month failing which the head of department of the concerned department should be held directly responsible for the lapse warranting discipliry actions against them, the release added.

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