ISLAMABAD: National Database & Registration Authority (Nadra) Chairman Tariq Malik has reinstated 61 terminated employees of the authority, who were involved in strikes, after personal hearing of each case, the Nadra spokesman said in a statement here Saturday.
The spokesman said newly appointed Nadra chairman personally noticed the suffering of the sacked employees’ families and reinstated employees right after taking charge. He has restored them with back pay and promised they would also be regularised.
Addressing the reinstated employees, the Nadra chief reminded them that they are public servants and hence their job is to serve the public. He said their promotions would be dependent on public feedback through media. He made it clear that their performance would be judged in light of the citizens’ feedback, not length of service. He said he would move HR department to frame rules and regulations in this regard and then present it to the Nadra board.
The Nadra employees thanked the chairman for resolving the issue and reinstating them in the month of Ramadan with the release of three-month salaries, enabling them observe fasting in Ramadan peacefully and celebrate Eid with their families.