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APRs of more than 200 JKAS officers pending for disposal at various levels


Annual Performance Reports (APRs) of  215 Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service (JKAS) officers including DC/MD/Additional Secretary’s are pending for disposal at various levels in the administration even after extension in time and this has been viewed seriously by the Government which has warned of initiating disciplinary proceedings if the exercise is not completed by August 15, 2021.

Due to Covid-19 pandemic the time period for processing of APRs was extended.

Even after extension of timeline for processing of APRs notified vide Government Order No.1025-JK(GAD) dated November 1, 2020, APRs of 215 officers of Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service are still pending at different stages as on August 10, 2021.

As per reports, APRs of 27 JKAS officers are pending at starting and reporting level and among these officers are those holding the posts of Director, Special Secretary, Additional Secretary, Additional District Development Commissioner, Joint Director, Deputy Director, Assistant Commissioner, Block Development Officer and Assistant Director. 

As well as, APRs of 122 JKAS officers are pending at reviewing level and these officers are holding the posts of General Manager, Joint Transport Commissioner, Deputy Secretary, Additional Secretary, Deputy Commissioner, Administrator, Mission Director, Joint Commissioner, Block Development Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Tehsildar, Registrar, Child Development Project Officer, District Social Welfare Officer and Collector.

Similarly, APRs of 66 JKAS officers are pending at accepting level. These officers are presently posted as Deputy Registrar, Additional District Development Commissioner, Under Secretary, Joint Director, Custodian, Additional Deputy Commissioner, District Programme Officer, Functional Manager, Project Officer, Child Development Project Officer, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Assistant Director and Assistant Chief Electoral Officer.

No answer for the delays have been provided reportedly and the purpose of facilitating processing of the APRs on the SPARROW portal, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) has been prepared by the General Administration Department and the same was shared with all the concerned in the month of September last year. Moreover, a help desk has also been created in the General Administration Department/ Information Technology Department which may be consulted in case of any difficulty while recording or processing APRs on the SPARROW portal.

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