R-day celebration: GAD issues circular to government servants

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Srinagar, Jan 16: A circular issued by Government though general administrative department (GAD) has directed all the officers and officials of the state government stationed at Jammu and Srinagar to attend the functions of the R-day celebration, 2019, at the university of Jammu, Sher-i-Kashmir cricket stadium, Sonwar , Srinagar respectively, as a part of their official duty.
The circular has also ordered the SRTC and J&K tourism to make the vehicles available to ferry the attendants of the eve to and from the respective spots.
“Republic day is an important national event celebrated on 26 January each year. It is the duty of every government servant to attend the function which commemorates an important turning point in the history of our nation”, reads the circular.
“All the officers and officials of the state government stationed at Jammu /Srinagar are , therefore , enjoined upon to attend the functions of the republic day celebration, 2019, at the university of Jammu/ Sher-i-Kashmir cricket stadium, Sonwar, Srinagar respectively, as a part of their official duty. Failure to attend the function will be constructed as dereliction of duty and disobedience of government instructions”, it adds.
The order has directed all the administrative secretaries, head of the departments, managing directors-chief executives of the public sector undertaking to ensure that all officers working under their administrative control attend the function at their respective places. (VMS)