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‘No Work, No Pay’ again

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 17: As in several previous years, the Government of Nagaland has again decided to implement ‘No Work No Pay’ with immediate effect.
The decision was made at the monthly meeting of Administrative Heads of Departments and Heads of Departments held today under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary J Alam, in the Secretariat conference hall.
Taking up the issue of improvement of attendance of officers and staff in the Secretariat and Directorate, the Chief Secretary stated that all State Government offices should start functioning normally with the improvement of COVID-19 situation in the State. He stated that the Government spends huge amount of money on salaries and if Government employees don’t attend their office, their pay should be withheld.
The meeting opined that there should be strict monitoring of attendance and office timings and agreed on implementing ‘No Work No Pay’ with immediate effect, said a DIPR report.
The Chief Secretary also requested AHoDs and HoDs to give special attention to pending Court cases pertaining to the State Government. He stated that proper para-wise comments should be prepared and Government lawyers should be briefed earnestly so that the State Government is in a better position to defend the cases.
In the meeting, a power point presentation was made by CEO, Investment & Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN), Alemtemshi Jamir where he informed that the State Government will be organizing a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Conclave, possible in the month of April 2022. He stated that Nagaland needs to attract cooperate companies to contribute their social responsibilities for the development of the State. He called upon the Departments to come up with ideas and plans and work out various projects to be submitted to the companies.
Stating that the State is fund-constrained, he encouraged the Dpartments to take up developmental activities available through CSR.
Stating it a golden opportunity, Chief Secretary instructed all Departments to submit their proposals and projects to IDAN at the earliest for compilation and submission.
Development Commissioner Amardeep Bhatia also opined that implementation of CSR projects in the State will usher in good practices.
(Page News Service)