But in a new twist to the issue of imminent transfers, the Chief Finance and Accounts Officer, sources said, has sent letters to top bosses urging them not to transfer any official or employee of the Accounts Department. However, sources said, the Chief Finance and Accounts Officer, it appears, buckled under the pressure of officials and employees, working in the Accounts Department since 15-20 years together and are holding “profitable” positions.
Nagpur News: In the latest development on the transfer front in Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), the Head of the General Administration Department (GAD) has sent letters to all the Heads of the Departments asking them to furnish data of officials and employees such as the years of service in the same departments. The letters sent to all HoDs have been aimed at shifting such officials and employees serving the departments for years together in accordance with the new rules and regulations consented and signed by the NMC Commissioner.
It may be recalled, the top NMC bosses were holding meetings with all HoDs since past two days thus giving a certain hint of massive transfers on the cards.
But in a new twist to the issue of imminent transfers, the Chief Finance and Accounts Officer, sources said, has sent letters to top bosses urging them not to transfer any official or employee from the Accounts Department (His department). The reason behind his request has been attributed to the shortage of staff. However, sources said, the Chief Finance and Accounts Officer, it appears, buckled under the pressure of officials and employees, working in the Accounts Department since 15-20 years together and are holding “profitable” positions. These officials and employees, by hook or crook, “convinced” the Chief Finance and Accounts Officer to write the letters to top guns and urge them not to touch the Accounts Department on the pretext of shortage of staff in the Department, sources said.
ALL DUE OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES WOULD BE TRANSFERRED WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION:
On the other hand, in the NMC’s General Body Meeting held on September 16, Corporator Aslam Khan had raised an issue of transfer of Wankhede, who is working in the Octroi Department since years together and even his transfer order was also issued. The NMC Commissioner had then replied that since Wankhede was well apprised of court cases and was working as “legal expert”, he was not transferred. Aslam Khan then said, since the court cases are almost over, now Wankhede should be transferred immediately. Replying to the issue, NMC Commissioner had said, all the officials and employees would be transferred with no discrimination in accordance with new policy or rules and regulations. The Commissioner had even appealed the Corporators to cooperate in the transfer exercise and not to put any kind of hurdles.
Sources said the process to transfer class-I to class-IV employees serving the same desks for considerable period of time will be picked up shortly. These will include class-I and class-II officials functioning on the same desk for 3 years or more, class-III employees serving for 3 years and class-IV employees stationed at a same work desk for 5 years.
The regulation states around 30 per cent of the class-III employees and 15 per cent of class-IV staff are required to be transferred every year. This would result in the regular transfer of employees and officials in NMC serving same posts for more than three years to some other desks, departments or zones.
Meanwhile, the fresh order has created quite a stir among the post bearers, corporators and officials who would allegedly try to save their positions. Sources said even if nothing worked they would get success in extending their transfer to at least one year.