A one-day training on ‘Government Servants Conduct Rules’ and ‘Discipline and Appeal Rules’ was conducted at DC’s conference hall, Kohima Tuesday. The training was organized for members of Kohima District Planning and Development Board as part of the Year of Capacity Building programme.
Speaking to the participants Chairman, Kohima DPDB, MLA Dr. Nicky Kire said as government servants, primary duty should be to serve the government and all other social activities should be secondary. He said one should be aware of conduct rules and apply at their work places. He also said that a government servant should be aware of misconduct or violation of definite rules of action. An official bulletin stated resource person, Retired Presiding Officer (Vigilance) A. Mannaf dwelt on the rules laid down in Nagaland Government Servants Conduct Rules, 1968. He said the rules were a written code of conduct, required to be observed by every government servant not only in official life but also in private life. He also stressed on misconduct and remedial actions, and explained the rules for imposing penalty, suspension for misconduct, drafting of charge sheet, nature of penalties, procedures for imposing penalties, joint enquiry and appeal.