No more compassionate appointments in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 20:01

Shillong: Meghalaya government on Wednesday
decided to do away with appointments on compassionate grounds
contending that "enough facilities" are being given to the
families of the deceased government employees.
"The cabinet decided to do away with the appointments
made on compassionate ground to the families of those
government employees who die while in service," Chief Minister
Mukul Sangma said after the cabinet meeting.

He said the fourth pay commission had recommended it
citing that enough facilities are being given to the families
of the deceased government employees.

The pending cases of appointment would be considered
and processed quickly through single window clearances.

The cabinet also approved the draft tourism policy of
the state.
"Meghalaya Tourism Policy, 2010 is quite exhaustive
and attractive and would intend to make Meghalaya a
sought-after tourist destination. The policy emphasises
participation of the community in the hospitality sector,"
Sangma said.

The draft will be posted on the website for seeking
opinion and suggestions from the public and stake-holders
within 15 days.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 20:01

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