EWU alleges misuse of Transfer Policy in the Electricity Department

Port Blair, April 09: The Electricity Workers Union has raised the issue of Non- Implementation of Transfer Policy in Electricity Department as approved by the A&N Administration.
In a letter addressed to the Lt. Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the union said that the union as noticed that the transfer policy as framed and issued by the A & N Administration has not been implemented and is being misused by the officials of electricity department by transferring only the category of Mazdoors from one place to other, without following the guidelines issued by the Administration from time to time.
The union added that the transfer policy on Oilman, SBEO, Junior Engineer, Ledger Clerk, Meter Reader, Telephone Attendant, Bill Distributer and Store Keeper etc. has not been implemented by the department in true spirit and the officials are transferring lower staffs of Electricity department on their own will and wish.
The union alleged that even after taking up this matter with the higher authorities of electricity department, the department has not initiated any action in this regard so far.
The Union requested Lt. Governor to look into the matter and initiate strict action on the officials who are misusing the transfer policy by violating the norms approved by the A&N Administration.

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