x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Delay in declaring holiday on Sept 23: BJP leadership under attack for compromising with peoples' aspirations | State Admin seems non-seriousness for Pre-Disaster Management | 'Nepotism, political patronage pave way for corruption' | Now Pak stooges burn shops in Kashmir to disrupt restoration of normalcy | Panchs to use funds for works identified under Back to Village prog | J&K and Ladakh faced discrimination in last 70 years, this led to separatism: PM Modi | If Farooq Abdullah can be booked under PSA, others too can end up in dock | Munish asks youth to become torch bearers of nation | Will distribute my salary among needy' | Authenticity of certificates issued by Pollution Checking Centres under scanner | Commission ate away more than 6 crores of peoples' money, punished none | Overloading in mini buses put lives at risk; MVD, Traffic police in deep slumber | Militants on Run: Massive search operation launched in Kishtwar | Dormant routes used by Pakistani army to infiltrate terrorists to J&K: Officials | High drama enfolds at Srinagar airport as Yashwant Sinha refuses to leave | DB directives in PIL on expansion of Jammu Airport | SSP Patil pays rich tributes to martyr Kulwant Raj | 377 vehicles challaned, fine of Rs 1,23,000 realised: SP Rural Kaith | Div Com asks for development of Sabzi Mandi Parade | Terrorists assault civilian, set his car ablaze in Baramulla | 46 test positive for dengue in Jammu region | Pak unleashes ''unprecedented'' firing along IB in Jammu: BSF | SSC to conduct exams for J&K, Ladakh students in September | 2 absconders arrested | Awareness programme organized | Child labourers rescued from Kathua sent to their homes | BJYM activists donate blood on PM's birthday | Shiksha Niketan organizes debate competition | One narcotic smuggler, recovered 7 gm heroin | AIKS establishes relations with HAF | BJP CO-OP Cell Bishnah celebrates PM Modi's birthday | NC may lose power if it fails to contest the elections | MLZS Kathua celebrates grand parents day | Can Imran Khan win the biggest match of his life ? | Forest Deptt celebrates World Ozone day 2019 | Pakistan Armed Forces in deep ferment | 150 Gujarat families pay obeisance at Vaishno Devi to mark PM's birthday | Manmohan Singh's Plain Speaking On Economy | Independent councilors raise several problems, allege discrimination with Jammu | Arrest of burglars' gang helps police to close dozen cases | AOLF conducts Yes Plus Workshop for SMVDU Katra | JK Women always ready for blood donation for Men in uniform: Priya Sethi | Congress criticizes New Motor vehicle act | DDC Ramban launches calendar of activities, reviews preparedness | DPS Jammu wins 'Great Legacy in Education (K-12)' Award | Army conducts high-altitude drill; Northern Command chief expresses satisfaction | DC Samba inspects proposed site for Medicity | 25 litres of illicit liquor seized, 200 litres lahan destroyed | Six drug peddlers arrested, 2 medical shops sealed, 13 kg Bukki recovered | Modi will fulfil dream of integrating PoK with India: J&K BJP incharge | CTF calls on FM, submits charter of suggestions | 22 Injured in Kishtwar bus accident | How can PSA be slapped against Farooq Abdullah: Justice Hasnain Masoodi | Dozens of Youth join BJP | 2 absconders arrested | DDC reviews progress of PMGSY projects | DC reviews arrangements for Navratra Festival | Buddhist leader greets Modi as Ladakh celebrates post 370 | AFCAT supplementary exam for Srinagar centre to be held on Sept 25 at Jammu | Workshops conducted for students of IECS polytechnic | Quiz, debate, poster competitions held at JU | KVK Jammu organizes plantation drive | DPS Leh sets milestones in education | Friendship Cricket Cup inaugurated | DPS Jammu organizes Hindi Recitation Competition | GDC RS Pura organizes poster making competition | Inter-district level competitions of Badminton held | JSS Kathua celebrates Swachhta Pakhwada | MVIS organizes investiture ceremony | BSS organizes state-sports meet | CLUJ Chess Tourney gets underway | Competition in group song, Indian and Folk Instrumental Solo held | Advisor Sharma meets several delegations, individuals at Jammu | PDD employees stage protest, seek transparency in transition plan | Chief Secretary reviews issues of public importance | Farooq Abdullah''s detention yet another assault on democracy: NC | High attendance in govt offices in Kashmir, apple sales up | Army chief visits Leh, interacts with members of 15th Finance Commission | RRB reschedules CBT for Jr Ers posts for JK candidates | JKSSB to conduct document verification for GMC's posts, Migrants from next week | Union Min R K Singh to visit Kashmir to review development work in power sector | Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat train trials complete, to ply during Navratras | Back Issues  
 
news details
Guv-led administration for making Babus accountable
7/13/2019 12:07:23 AM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad
Early Times Report
Srinagar, July 12: All it seems that Governor-led administration wants to make bureaucrats accountable, as it has issued several directives during the past few weeks.
One such directive is that government has directed administrative secretaries and divisional commissioners to ensure that heads of departments are not called for meetings and discussions frequently.
"Heads of departments should not be called either to the secretariat or to the divisional headquarters for meetings unless it is absolutely essential. Use of technology like video conferencing, telecom be maximized for meetings with the heads of departments," the directives reads.
"The non-availability of heads of departments at their respective headquarters is bound to cause disruption in the functioning of their offices and inconvenience to the general public," the directives read.
"The Advisors to the Governor are also requested to dispense with the participation of heads of departments during their public outreach programmes, Durbars as far as possible," it adds.
These directives have been issued to ensure availability of officers for redressal of public grievances.
A source said that government has received complaints that some administrative secretaries as well as divisional commissioners call the heads of departments frequently to their head quarters for meetings. The non-availability of heads of departments has been affecting the functioning of the governance, the source said.
An official at Divisional Commissioner office Kashmir said these officials have been directed not to go unnecessarily outside the headquarters instead attend the meetings through video conference.
"The government has also directed officers to install and operationalise bio-metric attendance system in those offices where such system has not been installed so far," the official said.
A source in Chief Secretary's office said there are complaints that some officials were attending their duties late in the morning and also leaving their office early without seeking proper permission from the concerned authorities.
Similarly, the government has also expressed concern over slow pace of works.
An official document reveals that in a meeting it was pointed out that bills are not being furnished, which was viewed seriously and administrative secretaries were requested to own up these works.
Crores of funds get lapsed annually in the state due to non-utilisation of funds in a scheduled time. The departmental heads have been directed several times in the past for timely utilisation of funds.
Despite that developmental works get affected due to lack of funds or lackadaisical approach of authorities.
"Principal Secretary expressed concern regarding the pace of expenditure during first month of the current financial, primarily due to Model Code of Conduct. He emphasized the need to catch up with the lost time," the document reveals.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU