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Deptts warned against giving ‘backdoor appointments’

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By EMN Updated: Feb 20, 2015 11:54 pm
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Chief Secretary C.J Ponraj (R) and the Additional Secretary & Home Commissioner Pankaj Kumar (L) interacting with officials at the Secretariat conference on February 20, 2015. (DIPR)
Chief Secretary C.J Ponraj (R) and the Additional Secretary & Home Commissioner Pankaj Kumar (L) interacting with officials at the Secretariat conference on February 20, 2015. (DIPR)

EMN
Dimapur, February 20

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he chief secretary of Nagaland has strongly cautioned the departments against any ‘backdoor appointments’ into government services even as requisitions to the Nagaland Public Services Commission to fill up vacancies begins.
Heads of the state’s various government departments met on the 20th of February in the Secretariat conference hall. The meeting was presided over by chief secretary of Nagaland CJ Ponraj and Additional Secretary & Home Commissioner Pankaj Kumar.The chief secretary has strongly urged against backdoor appointments into government services by the departments so as to ensure selections of the best and to provide equal opportunity to all.
The chief secretary inquired about the resolution that the administrative heads of departments would visit to directorates. Some officials asserted that there had been an improvement in attendance of employees to office. The issue of purchase of garbage disposal truck and the contributions by departments was also discussed. The departments in concern were directed to submit their contributions at the earliest.
The proposed public toilet at the Secretariat entrance public area has been constructed by the PHE Department which would be opened to public usage on 27th February.
Chief Secretary Ponraj also said that the latest state civil list was ready for publication. He directed all the departments to place their requisitions for filling up the vacant posts to the Nagaland Public Services Commission without fail.
The officials also discussed financial institutions such as NABARD, HUDCO etc. and the institutions were urged to release the funds to the beneficiary organizations without delay.
During the meeting it was decided that the state would also observe the civil services day along with the central government during the month of April on the 20th and 21st 2015.
For the budget session to be held on the 17th of March all the departments have been directed to submit their materials for the governor’s speech and materials of the Finance Minister’s speech on or before the 25th of February and the 21st of February respectively to the Home department. All departments should also get their annual administrative report ready in time, the officials were told.
Also, the commissioner and secretary for IT disclosed during the meeting that Nagaland would soon be having a call centre in Dimapur. It has been approved by the IT ministry of the central government. The center will provide opportunities for the youth of the state. The departments were also told to utilize the e-facilities being provided by the IT department.

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By EMN Updated: Feb 20, 2015 11:54:53 pm