Considering rising costs of employees, the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has directed the electricity department to submit a systematic manpower study report with focus on manpower rationalization.
It has also directed that a draft report on the study be submitted to the state government for a decision.
For the financial year 2014-15, the actual employee expense incurred by the electricity department was to the tune of Rs 205 crore as against the approved expense of Rs 152 crore.
The department has attributed the increase in costs to the number of employees recruited during 2014-15. Read More
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