No salary for government employees if their electricity and water bills pending: DC Anantnag

Government Circular on Timely Deposition of Electricity and Water Bills by Government Employees in Anantnag

The Office of the Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, under the Government of Jammu and Kashmir, has issued a crucial circular emphasizing the timely deposition of electricity and water bills by government employees posted within District Anantnag. The circular highlights the significant outstanding/pending dues in this regard and stresses the importance of paying these bills promptly to avoid disruptions and maintain a good reputation.

Key Points from the Circular:

  • Verification Process: Drawing & Disbursing Officers are instructed to verify that employees under their establishment have cleared electricity and water bills up to date before processing their February 2024 salaries.
  • Salary Processing: The District Treasury Officer will only entertain salary bills for February 2024 after receiving a certificate from the DDO confirming that the employees’ electricity and water bills are cleared.

Action Items and Recipients:

  • Divisional Commissioner Kashmir: Notified for information.
  • Superintending Engineer KPDCL/Jal Shakti Anantnag: Informed for necessary action.
  • District/ Sectorial Officers: Directed to take necessary action based on the circular.
  • District Treasury Officer, Anantnag: Informed and required to take necessary action.
  • All DDO’s of Anantnag: Instructed for information and compliance.

This circular, dated February 1, 2024, signed by Syed Fakhruddin Hamid (IAS), Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, aims to streamline the payment of water and electricity dues and ensure compliance from all government employees in the district.