IEP Chandigarh, February 14
Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal said that 98, 845 employees have been engaged through Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam (HKRN) on contract basis in Government Departments, Boards and Corporations. Out of which 30, 214 (30.5%) employees belong to Scheduled caste category and 27, 185 (27.5%) employees belong to Backward Classes (A) + (B) category. While presiding over the fifth meeting of the Board of Directors of Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam (HKRN), the Chief Secretary said that HKRN has received requisition of additional 10,021 manpower out of which 3,470 have been appointed in various departments and the rest will be filled soon. Sh. Kaushal said that HKRNL has been set up with the aim to save employees from exploitation at the hands of contractors and to eliminate several irregularities and anomalies in recruitments. Besides ensuring transparency in engagements, salaries are being paid to contractual employees along with the benefits including EPF and ESI in a time bound manner.Sh. Kaushal said that the Nigam adopts a “zero-tolerance” policy towards any misconduct including sexual harassment. This zero-tolerance policy means that no form of sexual harassment by or towards any employee, or other person in our workplace or Nigam jobsites will be tolerated. The Board has approved and adopted the policy on Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal, Act 2013). In the meeting, the Policy prepared by the Nigam for the deployment of employees and other important matters of Nigam were given ex-post facto approval. In the meeting, the Chief Secretary said that Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam has been formed for the engagement of employees on contract basis in Government Departments, Boards and Corporations.The Board has today approved the provision of redeployment in HKRNL policy. Now the re – deployment of manpower within the Government organizations will be allowed and a procedure may be adopted by the Nigam. Further, the CEO, HKRNL has been authorized to finalize the same. As per the Policy, government departments and organizations will notify about the requisition of employees on HKRNL portal. According to their requirement, recruitment of employees will be done for these departments by the Nigam. The meeting was attended by Commissioner & Secretary to Government of Haryana Skill Development & Industrial Training and Employment Department, Sh. Vijay Singh Dahiya, Deputy Principal Secretary to Chief Minister and CEO, Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam Ltd. Panchkula, Sh. K.Makarand Pandurang, Director, Employment, Haryana and Special Secretary to Government, Haryana, Employment Department, Sh. Prabhjot Singh and other senior officers were present and Director, IIM Rohtak, Sh. Sh. Dheeraj P Sharma joined the meeting through video conferencing.
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