CHANDIGARH: Punjab Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation Minister Advocate Harpal Singh Cheema On Wednesday stated that the Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann led Punjab Government has adopted a coverage of zero tolerance towards corruption, and accordingly the Assistant Controller (Finance and Accounts) posted at General Manager Punjab Roadways Ludhiana has been suspended in a corruption case.
Revealing this in a press assertion issued right here, Harpal Singh Cheema stated that the suspended Assistant Controller (Finance and Accounts) Seema Gupta was posted at General Manager Punjab Roadways Ludhiana and likewise had the extra cost of Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana. He stated that the Vice-Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana had knowledgeable via a letter that this officer was asking bribes from the staff of the college in alternate for clearing their probation.
Cheema stated that Principal Secretary Finance Mr. Ajoy Kumar Sinha and Director (Treasury and Accounts) Mr. Muhammad Tayyab investigated the matter. He stated that video clips and information printed in numerous newspapers had been obtained as proof on this case. He stated that after investigation, the stated officer has been suspended with speedy impact.
Referring to the marketing campaign launched by the Punjab Government to root out corruption, Mr. Cheema stated that the anti-corruption motion line was began as quickly as our authorities assumed energy. He stated that underneath this marketing campaign, motion has been taken towards greater than 400 corrupt individuals in the course of the 12 months and a half, and none together with any corrupt politician or official was spared.