No Salary In J&K For New Entrants Without CID Verification

Civil Secretariat Srinagar | File Photo

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday made verification from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) mandatory for new entrants into government service to withdraw salary and other allowances.

“In terms of Government Order No. 1918-GAD of 1997 dated 09.12.1997, read with Government Order No. 1328-GAD of 2016 dated 07.12.2016, security clearance from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been made mandatory for drawing salary and allowances of new entrants into government service,” reads an order issued by Commissioner-Secretary, General Administration Department (GAD), Manoj Dwivedi.

“It is however, been observed that these instructions are not being adhered to in some Departments/Subordinate offices, as a result of which many individuals with dubious character antecedents and conduct have been paid salaries and allowances, without obtaining their mandatory CID verification,” the order says

The order issued by Dwivedi directs all Administrative Secretaries/Divisional Commissioners/Deputy Commissioners/Heads of the Departments and Managing Directors of all PSUs/Corporations to identify such cases and ensure in the Government Service is paid salary/allowances till verification by the CID.

“Further, with a view to expedite verification process, a simplified mechanism has been devised in consultation with the Criminal Investigation Department, which is enclosed as Annexure-A to this Circular and may be adopted,” the order adds.

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