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Nagaland Cabinet approves regularization of services of contracted/ad-hoc employees

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Decides to request GoI to continue FMR

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 12: The Nagaland Cabinet has approved the policy for regularization of services of contracted/ad-hoc employees as a one-time dispensation for all categories of employees, appointed prior to June 6, 2016 against sanction post, and who have completed 10 years and above.
In a Cabinet meeting held on February 8 last, the Cabinet discussed matters regarding temporary PIMS and decided that all regular appointments made against sanctioned posts after P&AR Department OM dated 27-09-2019 and before OM dated 22-04-2022 should be reconciled and given permanent PIMS number once the sanctioned vacancy is verified. The concerned appointing authorities of the concerned Departments should be issued a warning to ensure that appointments henceforth must follow due procedure, the Cabinet decided.
The Cabinet decided that all work-charged appointments made under Power & PHE Departments after the OM of P&AR Department dated 14-03-2015 and before OM dated 03-10-2022 should be reconciled as Operation & Maintenance Staff (OMS) and shall be registered as OMS. Further they would be accommodated under the ceiling fixed by the Work-Charged & Casual Employees Commission.
The validity of the temporary PIMS has been extended till April 30, 2024 till such time the issues regarding regular and illegal appointments are resolved.
The Cabinet also decided that the policy for regularization of contract/adhoc employees proposed by the P&AR Department would also be applicable to the School Education Department.
The Cabinet also directed the Department to increase by 10% the amount under vehicle maintenance for the members from far-flung areas, as difficult area allowance taking into account the difficulty faced by them. It also recommended to increase the financial advance to Rs 20 lakh instead of the proposed Rs 15 lakh per member.
In the meeting, the Cabinet also approved establishment of Nagaland Institute of Transformation (NIoT), Nagaland Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Rules, 2023 and decided that the proposal for State Sectoral Outlay 2024-25 would be taken up by the State Planning Board for decision.
The Cabinet further approved the Nagaland On-Demand Transportation Technology Aggregatos Rules 2022.
It also approved implementation of Vehicle Location Tracking System (VLTS) as per AIS 140 Standards in public service vehicles in the State of Nagaland for Women and Child Safety under Nirbhaya Framework.
While approving the guidelines for establishment of Private University in the State of Nagaland by a separate Act, the Cabinet decided that a provision for nominal share of the students’ fee be given to the State Government should be added in the guidelines.
The Cabinet further decided to include Medical Tourism in the policy.
The Cabinet also approved the recognition of 8 newly established villages ~ Chingtok village, Longleng district; Kesangwong village, Shamator district; Hanyuk village, Noklak district; Chen village, Chumoukedima district; Hokuto village, Niuland district; Tongliyan village, Wokha district; Tongtiyan village, Wokha district; Mmyan village, Wokha district; and Chaoha Chingha village, Mon district.
Meanwhile, the Principal Secretary (Home) briefed the Cabinet on the proposal of MHA for fencing on Indo-Myanmr border in Nagaland. The Cabinet after thorough deliberation decided to request the Central Government to continue the FMR and also to enact appropriate regulations and lay down processes for movement of people across the borders in close consultation with the people inhabiting the border areas and for suitably bringing in the Village Council authorities concerned in the entire system of regulations.
(Page News Service)