Rajasthan govt cracks whip on lax employees; suspends 1, puts 3 on APO

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 01:03

Jaipur: Cracking a whip on its employees for showing laxity in carrying out their duties, Rajasthan government on Wednesday suspended one of them while put three others under `awaiting posting order` status following people`s complain.

The action was taken by state`s Rural Development and Panchayati Raj minister Gulab Chand Kataria during a series of public grievances redressal camps organised under `Sarkar Aapke Dwar` programme in Udaipur division which began on August 16.
"Vaidhya Prakash Dhobi was suspended on complaint of reporting drunk on duty in the camp in Dhar area in Udaipur district.

"While at a camp in Thoor, an agriculture observer Dhirendra Chaudhary was removed from the duty and put under awaiting posting order (APO) status yesterday by the minister after local farmers alleged that he had sold mini kits of seeds and fertilizers in market instead of distributing among them," according to an official release here.
Similarly, a Public Health and Engineering Department lineman Kishanlal Dangi and hand-pump mechanic Ambalal Salvi were also put under APO status for dereliction of duty, it added.

The minister also assured the villagers that a probe would be conducted by anti-corruption bureau in to alleged irregularities in disbursement of loans to farmers in Thoor.

Kataria attended camps in Madar, Baadi, Varda and Loyra and other villages under the programme.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 01:03

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