Khattar orders suspension of 7 officials for dereliction of duty

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has ordered to suspend seven officials of different departments for dereliction of duty in redressing the complaints received on CM Window web portal besides initiating disciplinary actions against them.

Khattar also ordered the Deputy Commissioners of Sonipat and Palwal to explain the reasons for delayed action in redressing complaints on CM Window, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Dr Rakesh Gupta said.

Gupta said the Chief Minister has expressed displeasure over the progress made by some departments including Higher Education, Elementary Education and Town and Country Planning in redressal of complaints received on CM Window.
On the other hand, he appreciated the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) and Power Department for their exemplary work.

A file photo of Manohar Lal Khattar. PTI

A file photo of Manohar Lal Khattar. PTI

Gupta said the Chief Minister himself is monitoring the CM window and those found abandoning their duties would
be dealt with sternly.

The suspended persons include the then Tehsildar, Palwal Sham Lal and Girdawar (revenue official) Jai Parkash, Deputy Labour Commissioner, Panipat Dharampal, the then Executive Engineer (XEN) of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) Beri, Superintendent, Office of Director, School Education Department Siddarth Gill, Medical Officer posted in Community Health Centre (CHC), Assandh Dr Seema and the then Block Development and Panchayat Officer (BDPO) Rai and now posted as District Development and Panchayat Office (DDPO), Sonepat Ram Singh.

He said that while action has been taken against Tehsildar, Palwal and Girdawar for harassing the applicant and not furnishing a demarcation report which was pending from May, 2015,  Panipat was found guilty of preparing a proforma order which he was uploading in all the complaints marked to him.

"Moreover, none of these reports have been signed. Despite repeated warnings, there was no change of the conduct of the Deputy Labour Commissioner. Similarly, the then Executive Engineer  of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Beri has been suspend on charge of not taking action on the complaint stating that the matter was sub judice before the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Jhajja," Gupta said, according to an official release.

He said that while Superintendent, Office of Director, School Education Department has been suspended on charge of in action, incompetence and indiscipline in dealing with the complaints of the Department, Medical Officer posted in Community Health Centre (CHC), Assandh has been suspended for not cooperating in the inquiry proceedings in a complaint.

"Likewise, the then Block Development and Panchayat Officer (BDPO) Rai and now posted as District Development and Panchayat Office (DDPO), Sonepat has been suspended for not taking appropriate action against Sarpanch of village Garhi Bala of the district who was found to be involved in using sub-standard material in construction works," he said.

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Updated Date: May 19, 2016 14:03:26 IST

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