Srinagar, August 11: government on Wednesday all the officers above the rank of Under Secretaries stationed at Srinagar and Jammu to attend the main function of the Independence Day Celebrationas part of their official duty.
“Independence Day is an important national event celebrated on 15th August each year. It is the duty of every government servant to attend the function which commemorates an important turning point in the history of our Nation,” government said in an order.
“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, 2021 at the Sher-i-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, Sonawar, Srinagar/Maulana Azad Stadium, Jammu respectively, as part of their official duty,” the order reads, adding, “Any absence will be with prior permission of their immediate superior. All the Administrative Secretaries, Heads of the Departments, Managing Directors/Chief Executives of the Public Sector Undertakings are requested to ensure that all officers/officials working under their administrative control, and stationed at Srinagar/Jammu, attend the function at their respective places.”