IEP Chandigarh, February 22
On the directives of Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, the department has ordered to suspend the services of Senior Assistant (Accounts) who have officiating charge of Block Development and Panchayat Officer (BDPO) Gurmeet Singh posted at Guru Harsahai, District Ferozepur and Panchayat Secretary Pritpal Singh with immediate effect on charges of corruption.
It is pertinent to mention that the suspended employees will be given subsistence allowance on the terms and conditions specified under Rule 7.2 of Punjab Civil Services Rules. During the suspension period, the headquarters of the these employees will be the Office of District Development and Panchayat Officer, Faridkot and Office of District Development and Panchayat Officer Ferozpur respectively.
Reiterating his commitment to provide corruption free governance to the people, Cabinet Minister Dhaliwal said that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government will not tolerate dereliction, indiscipline and corruption at any cost. He said that immediate action will be taken when such cases come to fore.
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