House unanimously passes billA meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday unanimously endorsed the Civil Servant Adjustment Bill 2017.
A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday unanimously endorsed the Civil Servant Adjustment Bill 2017.
The bill was presented by Minister for Labour and Employment Farmullha Mansoor on behalf of Prime Minister and Minister for General Administration Sher Bahadur Deuba.
Airing his views on the bill, Nepali Congress lawmaker Bharat Bahadur Khadka said that promotion of employees should not be halted in the name of adjustment and suggested that employees who are committed to work should only be adjusted.
Likewise, CPN-UML lawmaker Rewati Raman Bhandari said the bill us silent about an employee failing to be at work on time. Rameshwor Phuyal, also a UML lawmaker, demanded an amendment to the bill so as to widen its scope.
Stating that the terms “adjustment” and “creation of new posts” are different, CPN (Maoist Centre) lawmaker Janak Raj Joshi said the bill was brought without consulting the Public Service Commission and that it was against the against the principle of natural justice and Similarly, Nepal Majdoor and Kisaan Party lawmaker Prem Suwal urged the government to focus on pension and gratuity for the government employees.
Responding to the queries, Minister Mansoor said the adjustment of employees at federal, provincial and local level would be made in line with the constitution.