Ray meets CS for DRMs APWD

Port Blair
12 Dec 2017

Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament besides raising the issue in the Parliament, Ministry and Administration, has brought it up at the HMAC meeting and due to his efforts the A & N Administration has issued order for granting 1/30 pay + D.A to the  DRMs with effect from 01.09.2017 against the vacant post vide order No. 289 dated 22.09.2017.  In compliance to aforesaid order, the Department of APWD has circulated a Proforma amongst the DRMs seeking the Bio-data but insisted an additional condition (Quote) ‘I undertake that I will abide all the terms and condition of O.M No.289 dated 22.09.2017 and I will not claim either for regularisation of service or financial benefit of service rendered prior 01.09.2017(Un-quote)’. Since the condition imposed by the department is not found to the true spirit of the order, Mr. Ray has met with the Chief Secretary on 12.12.2017 to discuss the issue. While discussing the matter, the Commissioner (PWD) and the Chief Engineer, APWD were also present. After detailed discussion, it has been decided to withdraw the condition stipulated in the proforma and will issue a revised circular/proforma for the DRMs of APWD. In view of the above, no DRMs of APWD are needed to submit such undertaking further.