HP issues notification for extension of services of government employees

Himachal government has decided to grant extension to those government employees up to April 16, 2015, who were granted extension in service but could not get promotion due to extension granted to their seniors. http://northgazette.com/news/2015/03/24/hp-employees-deprived-of-promotion-to-get-extension-in-service/

Himachal government had cancelled the one year extension given to government employees, click here to read more http://northgazette.com/news/2015/03/23/himachal-cancels-one-year-extension-in-service-to-government-employees/

Shimla/May 28
Himachal government on Wednesday issued a notification regarding extension of services of government employees upto 59 years.

A Finance Department spokesperson said that the notification in this regard is available on website himachal.nic.in at Finance Department (Regulation) link and the form for option of extension of service is also available alongwith that on the website (Read or download form for extension in service by clicking on the link http://himachal.nic.in/showfile.php?lang=1&dpt_id=1&level=1&lid=6283&sublinkid=6088). “Whoever opts for extension in government service after attaining 58 years of retirement age has to fill up the option form available on website and submit the same to Head of Office/DDO/ HoD of the concerned department keeping in view where that officer/official is working,” said the spokesperson.

He said that the Head of Office/DDO/HoD is empowered to accept the option form. “Once the Head of Office/DDO/HoD has accepted the option, then the extension will be considered to have taken place. The Head of Office/DDO/HoD will not be required to obtain any prior approval from the Government for giving extension in service,” he said.

He added that the employees of the State Government which were due to retire on 31st May, 2014 are also eligible for opting the same. Such employees who are retiring on 31st May and intend to get extension may apply for extension to Head of Office/DDO/HoD immediately.