The government will bring an amendment to the Karnataka Civil Services (Appointment on Compassionate Grounds) Amendment Rules, 2014, on appointment of dependents of government servants who retire on medical grounds.
According to the proposed amendment, dependents of government servants who retire on medical grounds due to permanent incapacitation shall be eligible for appointment on compassionate grounds subject to:
■ Permanent incapacitation should have occurred while on duty or at the time of performing duties by the government servant.
■ It should only be on account of public service while on duty/while discharging the responsibility assigned to the post.
■ The words ‘while on duty’ includes his journey to and from his place of residence to place of work.
■ Certification by the Medical Board that the government servant is not fit to perform any duty.
Public can file their objections, if any, over this proposed amendment to the Principal Secretary to the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore-560001.