Zulfkar inspects CA&PD directorate office Jammu; Orders suspension of 5 absentees

Jammu and Kashmir News

JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 16: The Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) today ordered suspension of five officials of Directorate of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution for their unauthorized absence from the duty.

The Minister, during a visit to the directorate office, checked the attendance register and found Ashish Goswami,  Manjeet Singh (Senior Assistants), Preeti Koul, Sujata ( Junior Assistants) and Ramesh Chander( Dak runner) absent from duty without seeking permission from the competent authority.

Taking serious note of the unauthorized absence of these officials, the Minister ordered their immediate suspension.

During his visit, the Minister also inspected different sections of the Directorate and took stock of their working. He also inspected the portion of the office building which was damaged in a fire incident some months back.

Expressing concern over the condition of offices housed in the damaged portion, the Minister asked the authorities to shift these in rented accommodation and started the renovation.

The offices to be shifted include Migrant relief office and offices of Assistant Directors.

Meanwhile, the Minister has also ordered the suspension of supervisor Mohammad Ali Kamal, posted at FCI Gudwon , Mir Bazar Anantnag for dereliction of duty.

It was found that the said supervisor accepted poor quality of food grains from the FCI. The food grain is meant for Marwah and  Dachan areas of Kishtwar district which remain cut off from rest of the state during the winter season.

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