Government of the Punjab, Services & General Administration Department (Regulations Wing), Section Officer (ERB) issued a letter addressed to Secretary Government of the Punjab, Communication & Works Department regarding regularization of contract employees of Lahore Ring Road, Authority.
As per the letter:-
- The case has been examined in Regulations Wing, S&GAD and it is observed that under para 3 (IX))(vii) of the Contract Appointment Policy, 2004. Retired Armed Forces Personnel are eligible for contract appointment subject to eligibility criteria.
- In the light of the above, once an ex-army person is appointed on contract basis, he becomes entitled to equal treatment with other such appointees and regularization of services of such appointee can not be disallowed on the basis of his being an ex-army personnel, provided he fulfill other conditions i.e. pre-requisites for regularization of contract appointment.