J&K Govt To Withhold Salary Of Unvaccinated Employees

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to withhold salaries of all the un-vaccinated employees while their list has been sought for further action.

According to an order issued by the Deputy Secretary to the Government, Malik Suhail, instructions have been issued to all the Administrative Secretaries for ensuring vaccination of all employees working in their Departments in Civil Secretariat, J&K.

“Further, a list of those employees along with name and designation who were yet to be vaccinated have been sought," the order reads.

"In this context, the undersigned is directed to request Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary)/Principal Secretary to the Government/Commissioner/Secretary to the Government/Secretary to the Government, not to draw the salary of un-vaccinated employees working in his/her department besides sharing their details with the General Administration Department for further action," the order said.

"The matter may be treated as most urgent,” the order said.

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