JAMMU: Commissioner Secretary, Agriculture Production, M A Bukhari has urged the casual labourers working in the department not to fall prey to cheats who deceive them by claiming to be representatives of the so called daily rated workers belonging to Kashmir Division and are asking casual labourers for payment of huge amounts for settlements of their cases.
Commissioner Secretary said that these anti social elements have been identified and action against them would be taken in accordance with law.
He said all the casual labourers working in the department or any such Daily Rated Workers and are otherwise eligible under SRO-64 are in their own interest advised to be careful of such Cheats/ Thags and not to fall prey to their nefarious designs.
He said Agriculture Production Department is, as a matter of policy, discouraging visit of any casual labourer / eligible Daily Rated Worker to the Administrative Department and does not recognize any individual or a person as their representative. All the cases are required to be examined on the merits of the case.
Commissioner Secretary has enjoined upon such casual labourers / authorized Daily Rated Workers to attend to the duties assigned to them. He said that concerned Heads of the Department have been asked to ensure their punctuality in the field.
Heads of the Departments have also been advised to issue instructions to the subordinate offices to hand over such elements to the Police who exploit the casual casual labourers / authorized Daily Rated Workers for fulfillment of their nefarious designs.
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