56214 DRWs/work charge Employees regularized upto 31stJuly 2014 : Rather

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Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Mr. Abdul Rahim Rather today informed the House that in terms of the policy enshrined in SRO-64 of 1994 dated 24-3-1994 Government has already regularized 56214 DRWs/work charge Employees upto 31-7-2014.

Replying to a clubbed question by Mr. Bashir Ahmad Magray, Syed Asgar Ali and Dr. Basher Ahmad Shah Veeri, the Finance Minister said that as regards daily rated workers (DRWs), in terms of Policy of the Government enshrined in SRO No.64 of 1994 date 24-03-1994, all DRWs/WCEs who have completed 7 years continuous service upto 31-03-1994 have to be regularized from 1-04-1994. The said policy of regularization is applicable to all the DRW/Work Charge Employees (WCEs) as existed in the Government Department/PSUs/Autonomous Bodies on 31-1-1994.

The Minister further informed that a Cabinet Sub Committee has been constituted vide G.O No. 345/GAD of 2009 dated 27-09-2009 to go into the extent/magnitude of the problem relating to casual workers i.e. financial, legal and administrative that may arise in the regularization of such temporary workers and to work out an appropriate policy in this regard.

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