5 officers suspended for dereliction of duty in Haryana

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has suspended five officials of different departments for dereliction of duty in redressing the complaints received on CM Window web protal besides initiating disciplinary actions against two others.

“The Chief Minister has also ordered registration of FIR against two persons on the basis of complaints received on CM Window,” Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Rakesh Gupta said here today.

“He has also directed to issue show cause notice to the Block and Development Officer of Jind,” he added.

Those who have been suspended include SHO of Charkhi Dadri, Assistant Higher Education Department officer Adhish Kumar, Wasal Baki Nawis posted at Jind Bhoop Singh, Assistant Soil Conservator Officer Rahul Badkodia and Anganwadi Supervisor in the office of Chief Development Project Officer (CDPO) Sunita.

Disciplinary action has been issued against Superintendent of Higher Education Department Manoj Kumar while FIR have been registered against Lakshmi and Kuldeep of Barsola village in Jind, he said.

The Additional Principal Secretary directed all the departments to expedite the process and further directed to dispose of their pending complaints by October 15, 2016.

“The Chief Minister has appreciated the overall performance of CM Window. However, he also expressed his displeasure over the progress made by certain departments including Urban Local Bodies Department and Higher Education Department,” said Gupta.

1.94 lakh complaints have so far been received on the CM window after it was first started in December 2014, Gupta said.