Jammu: Five government officials were placed under suspension for dereliction of duty in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district.
The action was taken by the District Development Commissioner, Samba, Rajinder Singh Tara, during a surprise inspection of various government offices including Municipal Committee OfficeMunicipal Committee Office, the Animal Husbandry Department, the Agriculture Department in Bari Brahmana area, an official spokesman said.
He said that Tara checked the attendance registers and found five employees absent.
Taking strong note of the absenteeism, the DDC suspended five absentee employees, four from Municipal Committee and one from the Animal Husbandry Department with an immediate effect, the spokesman said.
During his visit, Tara interacted with the employees of various government offices and called for maintaining punctuality, regularity and adherence to office timings, the spokesman said.