Srinagar: Continuing its drive to improve the work culture and punctuality in sub-ordinate offices, Director Agriculture Kashmir, Altaf Ajaz Andrabi made a surprise visit to the various subordinate sections of Agriculture department at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi and checked the attendance. During his visit 31 employees were found absent from their legitimate duties. Director on spot ordered an administrative action against the absentees as per J&K Civil Services Rules.
Director Agriculture Kashmir from time to time has passed the instructions through various circulars to strictly adhere to office timings and advocated for improving their work culture. It has been observed that due seriousness is not being accorded by the controlling officers to these circular instructions, for taking immediate and appropriate action against the officers/officials staying away from their legitimate duties without prior permission.