the Government issued G.O.Ms.No.661, GAD dated 23.10.2008. Under this Government Order, a detailed procedure was prescribed for allowing persons to retire on medical invalidation and granting appointment on compassionate grounds to one of their wards.
14. In paragraph-16 (i) (d) of the said Government Order, it is prescribed that as and when a Government employee applies for retirement on medical grounds, the appointing authority should refer the case to a team of Doctors (MedicalBoard).
15. After the Medical Board gives its report, the appointing authority should refer the matter to a District Level Committee of officers for scrutiny. This prescription is found in paragraph-16 (ii) of G.O.Ms.No.661, dated 23.10.2008. It reads as follows:
(ii) The appointing authority under whom the employee seeking medical invalidation is working, shall, after receipt of the Medical Boards recommendations refer the matter to a District Level Committee of officers for scrutiny and its recommendations. Government hereby constitute the District Level Committee of the officers with the following:
1. District Collector Chairman
2. The District Medical & Health Officer Member.
3. The District Head of the Department Member / Convener in which the employee is seeking retirement on medical invalidation The District Level Committee shall consider the Medical Invalidation report given by the Medical Board constituted in para
16 (i) above and scrutinize the proposal for compassionateappointment on Medical Invalidation strictly in accordance with he guidelines and conditions stipulated in the existing instructions on the scheme. The committee is also competent to seek at its discretion personal presence of the employee seeking retirement on medical invalidation before considering the proposal.
16. It is only after the District Level Committee makes a recommendation that orders of retirement as well as appointment on compassionate grounds can be granted.