JAMMU: The Public Works Department (PWD) today said that all such candidates who have been selected as Assistant Engineers (Civil) by the J&K Public Service Commission vide letter No: PSC/DR/AE Civil/2013 dated: 27/3/2017 should submit the requisite affidavit/attestation form devised by the authority within a period of 7 days in the offices of Chief Engineers, Public Works (R&B), Kashmir, Jammu for scrutiny.
According to a communiqué issued by the PWD, the Chief Engineers after proper scrutiny of these documents shall make their recommendations to the Administrative Department enabling it to issue the formal appointment orders in favor of the selected candidates.
The communiqué said that as per the Government Order No: 1328-GAD of 2016 dated: 7-12-2016, the conditions of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Verification of Character and Antecedents) have been amended. As per the fresh set of instructions, it has been enjoined upon the appointing authority to issue conditional appointment orders to the selected candidates after receipt of attestation form accompanied by an undertaking on a sworn affidavit, clearly mentioning therein that the salary of the selected candidates shall be drawn/disbursed only after receipt of satisfactory character and antecedents verification report. In case of receipt of receipt of an adverse report and on confirmation thereof by the State/Divisional/District Level Screening Committee, as the case may be, the appointment shall automatically stand cancelled without any notice.
A person convicted by the competent court of an offence involving moral turpitude, heinous offences like murder, rape, dacoity, robbery and offences under NDPS Act shall be regarded not fit for government services, said the government instructions.
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