Can Government Employees Bring Political Influence

Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Elementary and Secondary Education Department has issued the official Notification letter on 13th January, 2020 in connection with can government employees bring political influence.

No. SOG/E&SE/1-31/2020: It has been noticed that Principals/ Teachers frequently visit the office of the Secretary E&SE Department during office/ duty hours and exert political pressure through public representatives for their posting/ transfers which is tantamount to misconduct under Rule 34 of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government Servants Conduct Rules 1987 which provides that;

No Government servants shall bring or attempt to bring political or other outside influence directly or indirectly, to bear on Government or any Government servant in support of any claim arising in connection with his employment as such.

The Secondary E&SE Department has therefore taken serious notice of the above and directed that proceedings shall be initiated against those Principals/teaching staff of Elementary & Secondary Education under E&D Rules 2011, who are found in the presences of the E&SE Department, Civil Secretariat during/ office hours without prior permission, or who are bringing in outside influence for posting/ transfer.

Furthermore, all the Principals/ Teachers who intend to visit the office of Secretary E&SE shall produce prior/ written permission of their respective DEOs/ Principals.

Can Government Employees Bring Political Influence

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