Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu on Tuesday informed the Legislative Assembly that the Jammu and Kashmir Casual and Other Workers-Regular Engagement Rules, 2017 has been notified recently for regularization of these workers. However, he said no work has been considered so far as per the provisions of SRO 520 dated 21-12-2017.
While replying to a Question by Altaf Ahmed Wani, the Minister further elaborated that the Government has already notified a policy and an empowerment committee has been constituted to recommend the creation of commensurate positions of Government Service Assistants (GSA) after proper scrutiny of proposals from the concerned departments. He further said that the cases of individual workers shall be screened by the committee for necessary recommendations in each case and it shall meet at regular intervals.
Ali Mohammad Sagar, Mian Altaf and Hakeem Mohammad Yaseen raised supplementary questions to the main Question.