J&K govt constitutes STF to fire employees with anti-national attitude

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J&K govt

Srinagar (NVI): J&K Govt has constituted a special task force (STF) headed by the Additional Director General of Police (CID), to identify and act against government employees involved in anti-national activities.

An order issued by the General Administration Department reads that the STF has been constituted under the chairmanship of additional director general of police, Criminal Investigation Department to scrutinize the cases of employees suspected of activities requiring action under the proviso (C) of Article 311(2) of the Constitution of India.

Under provision (C) of Article 311(2), the government is empowered to terminate an employee without recourse to the normal procedure if it is satisfied that his/ her retention in public service is prejudicial to the security of the State.

The STF also comprises Inspector General of Police Kashmir/Jammu, representative of Home, Law department not below the rank of additional secretary, representative of Law and other concerned departments not below the rank of additional secretaries.

The STF has been empowered to compile records of such employees and refer it to the committee constituted on July 30 last year.