With pending departmental proceedings craving for attention and piling up, the Tripura Council of Ministers has decided to take the help of retired civil servants and judicial officers to clear all the pending work.
The move, it is hoped, will reduce the number of pending cases, which run into hundreds.
Retired officers from the IAS, Tripura Civil Service and Tripura Judicial Service will be engaged to complete departmental inquiries that have been piling up and have remained unattended for years now.
These retired IAS officers will be paid one-time honorarium of Rs 15,000, while the state officers will be paid Rs 10,000, provided they submit their reports within three months. The financial benefits will be given on a case to case basis.
The decision was taken by Department of Administrative Reforms and the retirees will be taken on as per the recommendations of a committee chaired by the Law Secretary.
Meanwhile, the Tripura government is preparing to fulfil its ‘Vision 2047’, an action plan for the coming 25 years, which is aimed to ensure a secure and prosperous future for the new generation.
Several memorandums of understanding (MoUs) have been signed during the recent Destination Investment Tripura Summit, which will ensure that investments to the tune of about Rs 3,000 crore are made in various sectors of the border state.
The state hopes to attract more investors in the IT space, so that more opportunities are created for the youth.