Imphal, Aug 7,
After a gap of 8 years, the Regional Institute Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal appointed 13 candidates as regular employee under the Compassionate appointment of RIMS Die-in-Harness Scheme. A program was held yesterday to distribute “Offer of Appointment” to the candidates in the Jubilee hall, RIMS, Imphal. The Director of RIMS, Prof. A. Santa Singh, the Medical Superintendent Prof. Ch. Arunkumar Singh, Principal of Dental College, Prof. Praveen Reddy, Deputy Director and Chief Accounts Officer are on the dais. The program was attended by Heads of Departments, faculty members, officials, staff, students and prominent leaders of Civil Society Organizations.
It may be mentioned that Compassionate Appointment Scheme is to grant appointment on compassionate grounds to a dependent family member of a Government servant dying in harness or who is retired on medical grounds, thereby leaving his family in penury and without any means of livelihood, to relieve the family of the Government servant concerned from financial destitution and to help it get over the emergency. The ceiling of 5% of direct recruitment vacancies can be utilized for making compassionate appointment.
In RIMS, Imphal the Compassionate appointment under the scheme has not been made since 2011. The application of more than 126 dependents received however the cases could not be processed for what of vacancies and other administrative issues. As a result of delay in processing of the cases, there was wide resentment among the applicant. Compassionate appointment has also been one of the major persistent demands of the Non-Teaching Employee Welfare Association (NTEWA) of RIMS, Imphal.
The members attended in the program appreciated the Director for his dynamic leadership, compassionate, strong will and commitment for the welfare of the institute. It is due to his fueled inspiration towards this vision, RIMS, Imphal could dole out Offer of Appointment to 13 family members of the deceased employees/employees retired on medical grounds, after verifying their accuracy of depending and financial position from the concerned authorities. The case of other eligible candidates will also be processed as and when adequate vacancies for appointment under the scheme are available.
On the other hand, 117 regular non-teaching employees of the institute were also given Financial Upgradation facility under the MACP Scheme (for 10, 20 and 30 years).
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