Since the imposition of Governor’s rule in the State, the government employees belonging to Secretariat service deployed in the Personal Sections of former Ministers have been repatriated and all of these employees have joined back in the General Administration Department (GAD) and those belonging to other department have been directed to join their respective departments, an official statement said on Wednesday.
“According to a communication from GAD, their salary for the month of January, 2015 would be drawn only on production of Last Pay Certificate,” the statement said.
“As per the norms, the Ministers/ Ministers of State are entitled to engage private persons to the posts of Additional Pvt. Secretary and PRO or Additional PRO, purely on contract basis. Since the Ministers have relinquished their offices, the concerned Departments have been directed that the persons engaged on contractual basis in the Personal Sections of the former Ministers/Ministers of State shall be paid salary up to 08-01-2015 only and their services shall be deemed to have been terminated from the said date,” the communication said.