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CM Direction on RAS Pleas

Published: 29th July 2015 06:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th July 2015 06:40 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR:  The State Government on Tuesday directed all departments to dispose of all applications pending for job under Rehabilitation Assistance Scheme (RAS).

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who reviewed the status of pending cases under RAS, asked the authority concerned to issue distress certificates to the legal heir seeking job under the scheme.

Under Rehabilitation Assistance Scheme, Government employment is provided to an eligible member of the family of deceased or permanently disabled Government servant who die or suffer the disability while in service.

The Chief Minister directed the departments to dispose of the applications pending for more than three months for distress certificate by the end of this month.

Similarly, the application of the martyrs’ family should be disposed by end of August.

As several distress families are running from pillar to post to get job under RAS, the Chief Minister directed to make necessary changes in the rehabilitation assistance rules for expeditious disposal of pending application.

A three-member committee headed by Chief Secretary was constituted to examine the existing rules and recommend necessary changes. Development Commissioner and Finance Secretary are other members of the committee.

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