Women employees to be posted at same stations as husbands -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Women employees to be posted at same stations as husbands

Disclosing this, sources said that the federal government had framed this “women-friendly” policy and directed all the provinces to adopt it as the it wants to provide relief to women employees on humane grounds.Sources said that the Sindh government adopted the policy and circulated the notification on Monday. The Establishment division informed the Sindh Government that the new rules had been framed for the women employees of government and semi-government organisations, autonomous bodies, and the private sector.According to rules, all requests made for posting at the same place as the parents and the husband were accepted on the prescribed terms of deputation subject to availability of a post in the same grade.The rules permitted that the request be made for permanent transfer and absorption in another department be processed in consultation with the department concerned, subject to the condition that in the event of permanent transfer, however, seniority shall be determined in ordinance with Rule 12, Sindh Civil Servants (probation confirmation and seniority) rules 1975. The unmarried, widow and divorcee female government servants would be post at same station where the parents lived.

Source: The News

Date:1/23/2007