first_imgNew Delhi: Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday directed authorities to expedite promotions of Delhi government employees to fill posts and also streamline direct recruitment through a time-bound action plan.Baijal asked Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Dev to amend the recruitment rules wherever required within a fortnight. Directions were issued as the Lieutenant Governor reviewed the status of vacancies of various cadres. “Reviewed status of vacancies in various cadres of Delhi Government like Health, FSL & Delhi Fire Services. Directed to expedite promotions to fill post & streamline direct recruitment through a time bound action plan,” the Lt Governor tweeted. “Advised CS to amend RRs wherever required within a fortnight (sic),” he said. It comes close on the heels of the LG directing authorities to identify “tainted” officers and “compulsorily retire them”. The move is aimed at weeding out “deadwood” and “dark sheep”, and eliminate corruption and improve functioning of the government.last_img