Scientists are given speedy and timely promotions to continue in Service

In order to encourage scientists to continue in Government service, the scientists etc., are given speedy and timely promotions without linking it to availability of vacancies. Doctors, in teaching faculty, are allowed to serve upto the age of 65 years. Government servants who are given special training or are allowed to take study leave have to execute a bond for serving the government for minimum of 3 years after such training/leave. Also all Group ‘A’ Government servants need to obtain the permission of the Government if they wish to take up any commercial employment within a year of their retirement.

This was stated by Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to Shrimati Meenakshi Lekhi in the Lok Sabha today.