Islamabad: The government has decided to ban recruitments & extension of all the contract employees who is recruited during the tenure of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) government.Federal government ban on new recruitments & extension contractual employees
According to the Notification, ban on recruitments also applies on contractual employees, civil armed forces, transfers and inductions.
According to a notification of the federal government, after federal ministries and divisions, ban has also been compulsory on recruitments in self-governing bodies, civil armed forces (Frontier Corps, Rangers and Coast Guards etc).
Thousands of contract appointees will not get pleasure from extension and will be relieved after completion of their contracts.
According to notification, no ministry, division, corporation, autonomous body or civil armed forces will have the powers to appoint even the contract or short-term employees. The ban will also apply on appointments through transfer or induction.
All the heads of federal ministries, divisions, self-governing bodies, corporations and civil armed forces have been informed about the government policy through the notification.
Under this new decision, thousands of contract and daily wages employees in various ministries and self-governing bodies will be ousted once their contract expires.
The PPP had appointed thousands of people on contract during its five-year reign and had regularized them before the end of its government tenure.
According to sources, different boards have been set up in different government departments to look into the appointments during the PPP tenure in sheer violation of merit and transparency. Ministry of Law is also preparing an regulation to tackle the issue of employees reinstated by the PPP government and given Constitutional protection.