Srinagar : In view of upcoming Eid ul Fitr festivity, the Chairperson of J&K Waqf Board, Dr Darakhshan Andrabi, has ordered advance release of salaries in favour of over 1500 Waqf Employees of J&K UT for the month of April, by or before 19th of this month. Chairperson Waqf has also revoked the suspension orders of employees posted at Hazratbal, Makhdoom Sahib & Naqshband Sahib shrines, & ordered release of the salaries in their favour as well.
Further, all pending remuneration of Imams, Naib Imams, Khateebs, Muazzins, Darasgah Muallims, as per enhanced rates announced recently by the Waqf Chairperson, shall also be released with effect from first of March 2023.
Accordingly, all Administrators, School Heads, Incharge Sectional heads have been directed to initiate the process and complete it in time so that all Waqf staff & engagees get the advance salaries by 19th April positively. Again the suspension orders of 31 employees posted at three shrines in Srinagar have been revoked as a special case keeping in view the Eid festival.
Their pending salaries for the month of March & April have also been ordered to be released. However, they have been warned that they shall face more serious action if negligence is repeated in future.(KNS)