Bhubaneswar: To streamline the administrative machinery, the Odisha government has decided to act tough on non-performing employees. A notification to this effect was issued by the General Administration and Public Grievance Department on Thursday.
“In order to encourage employees whose performance has been exemplary in furthering government initiatives, Government have prescribed provisions for promotion of such employees upgrading his/her position in the same batch or promoting him/her to the upper batches. Similarly with a view to weed out officers and employees of doubtful integrity and/or inefficiency from public service and to ensure efficiency in administration, Government have prescribed Premature Retirement,” the notification said.
The Department has directed the authorities concerned to conduct screening committee meetings and recommend the names of efficient employees for out-of-turn promotion or award of incentives and suggest the names of the employees for premature retirement.
For implementation of the order, the Department has prescribed the following timeline to be followed by all departments.
— The Screening Committee for all the above purposes may be constituted and notified by the respective departments latest by 15th November 2020.
— The recommendation/nomination/report from the subordinate authorities/field establishments/directorates/district collectors may be simultaneously collected latest by November 30, 2020.
—For the purpose of premature retirement/out-of-turn promotion, the Committee should submit the report in December 2020.