Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has introduced Promotion Adalat to redress the problem of the promotion of government employees.
The first Promotion Adalat will be held in the last week of January 2020.
As part of 5T initiatives, Patnaik directed the additional chief secretaries of various departments to hold Promotion Adalats in the last week of January to resolve cases that are eligible and due but not done.
Promotion Adalats will fix responsibility for lapses.
Seeing the success of special drive on promotions taken up during the last fortnight of December, CM has directed departments to hold such drives every December.
CM also directed ACSs of various departments to hold Promotion Adalats in the last week of January to resolve cases that are eligible and due but not done.
In case someone is eligible and due and not promoted, then the responsibility will be fixed on the higher authority for lapses.
By this two-stage process, the Government has streamlined and fixed the time frame and responsibility in the promotion process of Government employees.
This brings transparency, timeliness, leading to transformation in the entire promotion process. Corruption, whims, and fancies of senior officials will be a thing of the past with this initiative, claimed the state government.
It is expected that this transparent and timebound promotions will incentivize hard work and inspire government employees to put their best, leading to better public service delivery which is the hallmark of 5T in Governance.