14 employees suspended, five district officers put on notice over absenteeism in Bandipora

District Development Commissioner (DDC), Bandipora Owais Ahmed on Tuesday suspended 14 employees for remaining unauthorisedly absent from their legitimate duties while a show cause notice was served to five district officers.

On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, a team of officers led by Assistant Commissioner Revenue Reyaz Ahmad Beigh conducted a surprise inspection of various government offices stationed at Mini-secretariat Bandipora to check the attendance of employees, said an official.

14 employees were found absent from the duties and were put under suspension immediately. Five District Officers were also put on notice as show cause notice have been served to them asking them to explain the reason of absence from their offices.

The DC instructed all the other employees to remain punctual to their offices and warned that no laxity on their part towards their duties will be tolerated.

He said the district administration shall take tough action against absenteeism to ensure smooth functioning of government departments and prompt deliverance of services to the people.