Srinagar, June 23: J&K Govt has formally approved a separate seniority system for PM Package employees, besides other measures for such employees.
In a government order issued by the Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction
Civil Secretariat, from Jammu, a copy of which has been received by Ziraat Times, the Government Order No. 34-JK (DMRRR) of 2022, dated: 22.06.2022, reads as follows:
In pursuance of the Administrative Council Decision No.89/6/2022 dated 08.06.2022, sanction is hereby accorded to the following:
i) Maintenance of separate seniority for Employees appointed under Hon’ble PM package by the appointing Departments which shall run parallel to the seniority of the regular employees in the appointing Departments and shall take affect from the date of appointment against these posts.
ii) Creation of pre-facto supernumerary posts at the corresponding higher level for the appointing Departments for career progression of employees appointed under PM Package by way of reducing supernumerary post at lower level. These supernumerary posts shall be specific to the employees concerned and shall be deemed to have been upgraded in personal capacity as and when these employees get promoted as per eligibility criteria and in proportion to the regular employees. The promotion thus made will have to be based on seniority and eligibility as per recruitment rules and also creation of supernumerary posts in proportion to the existing ratio for the said posts given in the recruitment rules of the Department category wise.
iii) Henceforth, for maintaining the spirit of the Hon’ble PM Package, all the Hon’ble PM Package posts shall be Divisional Level posts of Kashmir Division.
iv) Applicability of In-situ promotion avenues for the all the employees appointed under Hon’ble PM Package as per their eligibility and seniority.