Govt creates 4,770 posts for regularization of temp employees

Deptts directed to complete appointments by 28 Feb

Gangtok, 28 Jan:

The State Government today created 4,770 posts under various government departments for appointment of temporary employees belonging to Group C and D category who have completed more than five years of service as on 31 December, 2018 and Home Guards who have completed 15 years of cumulative service as on 31 Dec, 2018.

A notification issued by the Department of Personnel informs that these 4,770 posts have been created in 46 government departments in three categories – Group C, Group D and Driver/ Technical or equivalent posts.

These posts, it is clear, are for the regularization of temporary employees of the State Government who have complete five years of service [15 in the case of Home Guards], and the notification directs all concerned departments to complete the appointment process latest by 28 Feb 2019.

Concurrence of the Finance & Expenditure Department has already been secured and the appointments are to be strictly governed by provisions of relevant rules for appointment and other conditions of service.

The pay structure shall be as per the revised pay level framed by the State Government as per which office assistants and equivalent posts in Group C at Pay Level-3 will have an entry pay of Rs 19,300.

Junior Drivers/ Technical and equivalent posts in Pay Level-2 will have an entry pay of Rs 16,200.

Office Attendants and equivalent posts in Group D will be in Pay Level-1 and receive an entry pay of Rs 15,200.