The Lahore High Court, Multan Bench Multan has issued its judgment sheet on 04-06-2014 in connection with Appointment under Rule 17-A on Regular Basis. Some points of the decision are as under:
The grievances of the petitioner is that the petitioner being son of a deceased employee namely Ghulam Fakar-ud-Din son of Nabi Bakhsh who died on 29-01-2010 while in service, applied for his appointment under Article 17-A of the Punjab Civil Servants (Appointment and Conditions of Service) Rule 1974. The petitioner was appointed as Junior Clerk but on contract basis. The departmental representative has stated that Government has changed its policy and shifted from regular to contract mode of recruitment to achieve the goals of good governance. The attention of this court is drawn towards Notification No. SRO-III(S& GAD)2-10/2006 dated 26th January 2008. It is correct that this court could not sit as court of appeal over the policy decisions made by the Government unless the said policy is against the law.
For what has been discussed above, this writ petition is disposed of with a direction to respondent 1 to consider the case of the petitioner and decide the same in light of the observations made above. This exercise be completed by respondent No.1 within a period of three months from the date of receipt of this order. This post has been delivered by APD Warble Fly Control DG Khan.