Chandigarh May 18: While taking a serious note of dereliction of duty, Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal has ordered to suspend seven officers and officials of different departments for dereliction of duty in redressing the complaints received on CM Window besides initiating disciplinary actions against them. Apart from this, the Chief Minister has also ordered the Deputy Commissioners of Sonipat and Palwal to explain the reasons for delayed action in redressing complaints on ‘CM Window’.
This was informed by Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Dr Rakesh Gupta after presiding over a meeting to review the functioning of ‘CM Window’, the online grievance redressal system, here today. Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Chief Minister namely Mr Bhupeshwar Dayal and Mr Neeraj Daftuar were also present in the meeting.
Mr Gupta said that the Chief Minister has expressed his displeasure over the progress made by some departments including Higher Education, Elementary Education and Town and Country Planning in redressal of complaints received on CM Window. On the other hand, he has appreciated the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) and Power Department for their exemplary work in this field. He said that a complainant from Gurgaon has also sent a letter to the Chief Minister thanking him for the steps taken by the Power Department for resolving the complaint. He said that the Chief Minister himself is monitoring the CM window and those found derelicting their duties would be dealt with sternly.
The Additional Principal Secretary said that the Chief Minister has ordered to suspend seven officers and officials of different departments. These included the then Tehsildar, Palwal Sham Lal and Girdawar Jai Parkash, Deputy Labour Commissioner, Panipat Dharampal, the then Executive Engineer (XEN) of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) Beri, Superintendent, Office of Director, School Education Department Siddarth Gill, Medical Officer posted in Community Health Centre (CHC), Assandh Dr Seema and the then Block Development and Panchayat Officer (BDPO) Rai and now posted as District Development and Panchayat Office (DDPO), Sonepat Ram Singh.
He said that while action has been taken against Tehsildar, Palwal and Girdawar for harassing the applicant and not furnishing a demarcation report which was pending from May , 2015, Deputy Labour Commissioner, Panipat was found guilty of preparing a proforma order which he was uploading in all the complaints marked to him. Moreover, none of these reports have been signed. Despite repeated warnings, there was no change of the conduct of the Deputy Labour Commissioner. Similarly, the then Executive Engineer (XEN) of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) Beri has been suspend on charge of not taking action on the complaint stating that the matter was subjudice before the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Jhajjar. He said that while Superintendent, Office of Director, School Education Department has been suspended on charge of in-action, incompetence and indiscipline in dealing with the complaints of the Department, Medical Officer posted in Community Health Centre (CHC), Assandh has been suspended for not cooperating in the inquiry proceedings in a complaint despite she was repeatedly called for joining the same many times through email, registered post and even telephonically. Likewise, the then Block Development and Panchayat Officer (BDPO) Rai and now posted as District Development and Panchayat Office (DDPO), Sonepat has been suspended for not taking appropriate action against Sarpanch of village Garhi Bala of the district who was found to be involved in using sub-standard material in construction works.