Srinagar, Jan 12 (GNS): Government on Friday said that demands raised by the MGNERAGA supporting staff from time to time are being examined by the department

Replying to a question of MLA Asgar Ali Karbalaie, that whether it intends to formulate any policy for absorption of employees under MGNREGA permanently against the vacancies in RDD, the Minister Incharge Department of Rural Department Abdul Haq Khan said: “As per the guidelines of MGNERAGA, the services of supporting staff are hired purely on contractual basis and their contracts are being renewed every year after appraisal of the performance.”

However, he according to GNS said, the demands raised by the MGNERAGA supporting staff from time to time are being examined by the department”. (GNS)