TIMELIMIT FOR POWERS DELEGATED TO DDOs FOR DISPOSING CASES OF ACP/CONFIRMATION OF PROBATION PERIOD EXTENDED TO 31ST JANUARY

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CONCERNED DDOs INSTRUCTED TO SPEEDILY DISPOSE OFF PENDING CASES
CHANDIGARH, DECEMBER 28, 2017: "The timelimit for powers delegated to the DDOs for disposing off cases of ACP/Confirmation of probation period pertaining to employees of the Education Department has extended upto 31st January, 2018. The decision has been taken as per the directions of the Education Minister, Punjab, Mrs.Aruna Chaudhary. Whereas earlier the deadline was 31st October, 2017." This was disclosed here today by a spokesman of the Education Department through a statement.

The spokesman further said that the decision has been arrived at owing to the pending cases of ACP as well as issuance of confirmation letters to those completing their probation. Disclosing more, the spokesman said that the department has instructed all DDOs including School Heads, Block Education Officers and District Education Officers to ensure the speedy disposal of the pending cases till 31st January, 2018. The spokesman also added that if any case is found pending after 31st January then the onus would be on concerned DDOs.

Elaborating more, the spokesman said that the Education Minister Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary while giving major relief to the departmental employees, had delegated the powers pertaining to the issuance of confirmation letters on completion of probation period and regarding ACP cases at the subordinate level as the large number of departmental cadre was causing undue implications to the employees. These powers were given to the school heads concerned of the teachers and the concerned Block Education Officers and District Education Officers of the employees so as to ensure the disposal of cases with regard to the employees speedily at the lower level itself. Earlier, the cases were disposed at the headquarters.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017