Out of 59904, over 2000 DRWs files pending in Finance deptt for regularization

Nagender Jamwal

The pending cases of regularization of 2501 Daily Rated Workers (DRWs) out of 59904 DRWs have been reported to the Finance Department, the files are still pending for their regularization.

Officials in the department said that their proposals/clarifications from concerned departments are still pending. Officials sources reveal, ?As and when the proposals completed in all respects are received, these would be examined and placed before the Empowered Committee for its recommendations for the creation of required number of posts of Helper for regularization of such DRWs, provided the DRWs fulfill all the conditions as laid down in SRO 64/1994.?

Sources disclose, ?The Daily Rated Workers (DRWs) in various government departments have not been regularized so far because the policy enshrined in SRO 64 of 1994 dated March 24, 1994 for regularization of Daily Rated Workers/Work Charged Employees engaged prior to cut off date i.e. January 31, 1994 is already in place from the date of issuance of the SRO referred to above.?

Officials says, ?These rules are equally applicable to the Daily Rated Workers working in departments like PDD, PWD and etc as well. Up to ending 2016, 57403 posts of Helper have been created for regularization of as much number of Daily Rated Workers across the departments.?

However, the criteria for regularization of DRWs engaged prior to January 31, 1994 i.e. before imposition of ban on such engagements in terms of SRO 64/1994 is uniform and applicable to DRWs working in all government departments across the state, sources said.

The aspirants should be permanent resident of state, on the date of his initial appointment his age should be within the minimum and maximum age limit as prescribed for appointment in government service, he should posses the prescribed academic and or technical qualification for the post against which he is required to be regularized and others.