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Quota In Promotion For Govt Employees Gets Abolished In Uttarakhand

Publish On: 19 Mar, 2020 09:31 AM | Updated   |   Harshita  

DEHRADUN: Reservation in promotion for the state government job was abolished by the Uttarakhand government on Wednesday. This major decision was taken by the Trivendra Rawat-government after the completion of its three years. 

The employees belonging to General-OBC categories ended their strike after the decision was announced. 

There were also ordered issued regarding the departmental promotion committee (DPC). 

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The General-OBC categories' government employees had been protesting and demanded the implementation of the apex court's order on the issue. This affected the government offices severely. The state Chief Secretary called the striking employees for talk on Tuesday. It was during this meeting that the Cheif Secretary agreed to lift the ban on promotions. 

Radhika Jha, Chief Minister's Secretary, interacted with the employees and assured them that the order to uplift the ban will be issued with immediate effect. 

Also, the striking employees will be granted leaves for the period of the strike. 

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The state government's order said that as per the Supreme Court's decision, the government has abolished the promotion ban dated September 11, 2019. Besides, the state government order dated September 5, 2012, banning reservations in promotions has also come into effect. Further action will be taken as per the order.