SRINAGAR: In view of the upcoming Eid ul Fitr & other special days leading up to it, the Chairperson of J&K Waqf Board, Dr Syed Darakhshan Andrabi, has ordered the 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 the release of salaries in their favour as well. Pertinently, the services of 31 employees posted at the three shrines had been put under suspension last month after they were found neglecting their basic duties during a surprise inspection of major Shrines of Srinagar City carried out by the chairperson.
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.
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 w.e.f first of March.
Accordingly, all Administrators/School heads/Darasgah Muhtamims/Incharge Section heads have been directed to start framing the Salary bills of all employees from today itself.