The general transfers would be done between June 17 and July 15 during the current year, an official spokesman said.
    
As per the policy of the state government, transfers would be kept to the barest minimum and would be made against vacant post except where the transfers were justified on administrative or compassionate grounds.
    
He said the employees whether gazetted or non-gazetted due to retire within next two years, would be allowed to continue in the same district or at the same station of postings till retirement as far as possible.
    
Referring to the transfer policy for couple cases, he said when husband and wife both were serving the Government it was desirable to keep them at one station for a period of not more than five years, thereafter they would be transferred as per the policy.
    
Even in the cases where the wife was in government service and the husband was working in private undertaking, the same attitude would be adopted.
    
However, efforts would be made to post unmarried girls and widows at stations suitable to them as far as possible, the spokesman said.
    
The spokesman explained that unmarried girls and widows would be given preference over couple cases in the matter of posting and transfers at stations convenient to them.
    
The spokesman further said that to mitigate the suffering of the handicapped and the blind employees, the state government would be considerate in posting and transferring them.
    
Sympathetic attitude would be adopted while posting or transferring a government employee or officers whose child was mentally challenged and efforts would be made to post them at the place of their choice.

(Agencies)

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