Published On: Wed, Aug 5th, 2020

Govt reconstitutes committee to examine representation of officials sacked for alleged corruption

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) Consumer Affairs Secretary Leena Nandan will be part of a committee to examine the representation of officials sacked for alleged inefficiency or corruption from the government service, according to a Personnel Ministry order issued on Wednesday.

Consumer Affairs Secretary Leena Nandan

The three-member panel has been reconstituted by the ministry.

Besides Nandan, Ashutosh Jindal, Joint Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat, will be the other member of the committee, it said.

One member nominated by the cadre controlling authority (under whose administrative control the alleged corrupt officials come) will also be part of the panel, the order issued to all secretaries of central government departments said.

The committee examines the representation of employees who are sacked under Fundamental Rule (FR) 56 (J), (I) and Rule 48 of the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules 1972.

Both the provisions allow the government to examine the cases of government employees who can be sacked in public interest for being allegedly corrupt or inefficient.


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI


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