The government ordered all government employees to participate in the Independence Day function, advising heads of departments to ensure the presence of officials working under them.
“Independence Day is an important national event celebrated on 15th August every year. All government employees are duty bound to participate in commemorating such an important turning point in the history of our Nation,” said a circular issued by Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, Principal Secretary to the government.
“All the officers above the rank of Under Secretaries in the Union territory stationed at Srinagar/Jammu are therefore enjoined upon to attend the main function of the Independence Day Celebration, 2022 at the Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Stadium, Sonawar, Srinagar/ Maulana Azad Stadium, Jammu respectively, as part of their official duty. Any absence shall be only permissible with prior permission of their immediate superior.l,” it said.
It asked Administrative Secretaries, Heads of the Departments, Managing Directors/Chief Executives of the Public Sector Undertakings to ensure that all officers/officials working under their administrative control, and stationed at Srinagar/Jammu, attend the function at their respective places