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CHANDIGARH : Punjab Minister for Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Sadhu Singh Dharmsot on Tuesday directed all Government departments of the state to follow the roster register rules during promotions in letter and spirit. The instructions were issued by the Minister after his meeting with delegation of Punjab Teachers Union.
Mr. Dharmsot said that it has been brought to his notice by the members of the union that various departments have been ignoring employees belonging to the Scheduled Castes in the promotion. He directed all the District Social Justice, Empowerment and Minority Officers of the state to maintain the roster register and ensure strict adherence to the reservation rules during promotions.
Mr. Dharmsot said that backlog should also be given priority during promotions so that the rights of the government employees could be safeguarded. He also directed the district officers of the department to immediately submit the action taken report regarding the maintenence of roster registers of various departments of the concerned districts, to be reviewed monthly.
Mr. Dharmsot said that in case of non-implementation of roster register as per rules and violation of reservation rules during promotions, departmental strict action would be taken against the concerned officer/employee. He also asked the members of the delegation to bring to their notice the cases of violation of roster register rules of various districts.
Mr. Dharmsot also assured that various other legitimate demands raised by the delegation would be resolved soon. In this meeting SB/BC Union State Vice President Parminder Bharti, in-charge RTI Mr. Raj Kumar Chouhan, Members Mr. Ravinder Singh Ravi, Mr. Kulwinder Singh and Mr. Jatinder Singh were present.