Chandigarh-Following the zero-tolerance coverage adopted by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Maan led Punjab Government, the Punjab Public Works Department (PWD) has suspended an Executive Engineer (XEN) and three Junior Engineers for misappropriation of presidency funds through the building of the Judicial Court Complex, SBS Nagar.
Revealing this right here right now, PWD and Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO mentioned that PWD XEN Rajinder Kumar, and three Junior Engineers Rajeev Kumar, Rakesh Kumar and Rajinder Singh have been suspended from authorities service with speedy impact beneath Rule 4 of the Punjab Civil Services (Punishment and Appeal) Rules, 1970 after conducting a preliminary investigation into the complaints acquired on this case. He mentioned that through the suspension, the headquarters of those officers would be the Chief Engineer Office Patiala and these officers won’t depart the headquarter with out the approval of the Chief Engineer (Headquarter).
The PWD Minister additional revealed that the choice to file a felony case in opposition to 8 officers on this case together with 3 Executive Engineers Balwinder Singh, Jasbir Singh Jassi, Rajinder Kumar, Sub Divisional Engineer Ram Pal, 3 Junior Engineers Rajeev Kumar, Rakesh Kumar and Rajinder Singh, and Divisional Accounts Officer Rajesh Kumar Sinha, has already been taken.
Harbhajan Singh ETO mentioned that the Punjab Public Works Department was the nodal company for establishing this Judicial Court Complex. He mentioned that not solely the completion of this undertaking was delayed but additionally many different discrepancies like extra funds to the contractors and flaws in building had been discovered on this case. He mentioned that on this regard motion has been taken in opposition to the mentioned 8 officers after fixing their accountability.
The PWD Minister mentioned that the officers and workers of the division have been repeatedly given a transparent message by him that the Punjab authorities led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Maan is dedicated to utilizing each penny of the individuals in a considered method, and nobody will likely be allowed to misappropriate public exchequer.