Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Government has issued a show-cause notice to an IAS officer for allegedly violating service rules.
The Additional Commissioner (Revenue) at Ujjain, Ramesh Thete, has been asked to submit his reply within seven days over certain objectionable remarks, an official release said.
The notice, issued yesterday, says that the senior bureaucrat while speaking to the media in the Mantralaya (secretariat) premises here on August 8 allegedly levelled several charges against the state government and Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta P P Naolekar.
Prima facie, this act of Thete is not in accordance with conduct of an IAS officer and amounts to violation of provisions of the All India Services (Conduct) Rules, 1968. Therefore, an explanation has been sought from the IAS officer, the release added.