Horticulture officer among 4 placed under suspension

The HDO Sunil Manoori and the Extension Assistant Satish Bhat were found absent from duty, an official handout said.

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Rajouri, Publish Date: May 20 2017 1:22AM | Updated Date: May 20 2017 1:22AM
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A Horticulture Development Officer and 3 other officials were placed under suspension for allegedly remaining absent from the duty. 

On instructions of District Development Commissioner Rajouri, an inspection of Horticulture Office at Kalakote was conducted by the Sub-divisional Magistrate. 

The HDO Sunil Manoori and the Extension Assistant Satish Bhat were found absent from duty, an official handout said. 

“While the HDO had remained absent from the duty for last 5 days without information of Chief Horticulture Officer, the Extension Assistant was found absent with advance attendance marked. A number of complaints had been received by DDC regarding absence of employees in Kalakote,” the statement said.  

Meanwhile, in another inspection carried out by SDM Thanamandi, two officials including Imtiaz Ahmed Pharmacist and Masooda Akhter FMPHW of ISM dispensary located in Saaj village of Thanamandi were placed under suspension. 

The DDC Rajouri will conduct enquiry regarding unauthorised absence and failure of supervisory officers in ensuring attendance in offices.

“Pending enquiry the officials shall remain attached with DDC office,” it said.