Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, in accordance with his election promise, announced that the retirement age of government employees will be hiked either 60 or 61 years. He was speaking at the preparatory meeting for the State-level implementation of 30-day special action plan with the Panchayat Raj department officers at the Telangana State Institute of Rural Development here on Tuesday.
According to reports, the implementation of the action plan will begin from September 6.
The CM also warned negligent officers of negative marks in their annual report in case they are found to be harassing the junior staffs.
The CM gave a call to develop villages in such a manner that other states will emulate it. He said that to assist the collector, the government will soon appoint special officers of deputy collector rank, and there would be one such officer exclusively for the panchayat raj department.
He said a promotion chart of employees has to be prepared in every department so that employees know when exactly they will get their promotion. He also added that the government is ready to give promotions to all those who are eligible, and added that if necessary, the government will create more number of posts.
He has also announced that Vikarabad district will be clubbed with Charminar zone hereafter. He said that the government has decided to extend reservation to ten years for those performing well.