Gangtok: February 7, 2012
The Sikkim government has issued a directive that people seeking employment with the state government need to produce loan clearance certificate from the state-run financial institutions.
The Department of Personnel has issued the directive that for the purpose of all fresh appointments in any posts in the government service it will be mandatory to produce loan clearance certificates from the State Bank of Sikkim (SBC), Sikkim Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Ltd (SIDICO) and Sikkim Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes Financial Development Corporation (SABBCO).
According to an official release that those who have not taken any loans from the SBS, SABBCO or SIDICO, they will have to produce no objection certificates or similar documents to that effect.
A few weeks back the Department had issued a directive linked to the promotions wherein employees under the state government were directed to produce clearances of utility bills and taxes at the time of their promotion.
Along with the Annual Confidential Report (ACR) and the Annual Property Returns (APR) and other entitlements employees were directed to produce their utility bills including those of water supply, electricity bills and sewerage at the time of their promotion.