KARACHI - The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) management Friday sacked more than 101 employees under its annual employees’ performance evaluation system.
KESC Spokesman Ameenur Rehman said that it’s an Annual Employees Performance Evaluation System like other professional organisations and the process is 3rd performance appraisal cycle, aimed at developing a culture of reward and performance accountability. He further said that this system is to reward the high performance and identity of low performer staff and also gives them the chance to further improve their performance.
He said KESC has also promoted 308 employees and increment has awarded to around 4,000 employees on their good performance. He informed TheNation that the basic object of the system is to acknowledge the high performance and encourage them to perform even better.
It is pertinent to mention here that on March 12, 2012 “TheNation” also published the news item of KESC planned to sack more employees and in the news KESC Spokesman had informed that the preparation of the employees’ performance report was a routine matter, adding that the management had no plan to terminate employees.
Meanwhile, in June 2011, the KESC management terminated at least 4,000 employees through the same procedure.