Punjab

MC Joint Commissioner conducts surprise check at 4 depts, finds several officials ‘absent’

By Dinkle Popli -- August 16, 2022 1:33 pm -- Updated:August 16, 2022 1:33 pm

Amritsar: Municipal Corporation Joint Commissioner Hardeep Singh visited various departments from the Corporation office and found the staff missing. In fact, when they reached the municipal corporation on Tuesday morning, there was no security guard at the gate and when they reached inside, the staff at reception was also absent.

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Hardeep Singh first checked the MTP department at 9.10 am. Where MTP Mehrban Singh, ATP Waris Raj, Building Inspector Nirmaljit Verma, Building Inspector Harpreet Kaur, Surveyor Ashish Sahota, were found absent. Meanwhile, Vishal Wadhawan, Principal Secretary of Birth and Death Certificate Department, Vishal Clerk from DCFA Department, Sanjeev Joshi Clerk, Parjot Clerk, Harpreet Clerk, Astha Clerk and Baljit Singh Manjit Singh of Municipal Police Wing were found missing from their seats.

Joint Commissioner of the Municipal corporation Hardeep Singh said that according to the orders of the Punjab government, the officers and employees of all the government departments should have reached their respective offices by 9 am.

Show cause notices have been issued to all the officers found missing. MC Commissioner said that now he will continue to do such unexpected checks in the future as well.

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-PTC News

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