Khattar suspends two officials for dereliction of duty

Chandigarh, July 18: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today suspended two officers for alleged dereliction of duty and ordered disciplinary action against two others.

Taxation Inspector, Gurgaon and Reader to Tehsildar (revenue officer), Karnal were suspended for dereliction of duty. Disciplinary action was ordered against Deputy Excise and Taxation Commissioner, Rohtak and District Social Welfare Officer, Palwal for complaints received against them at the CM Window, an official release said here.

ML Khattar

Khattar was reviewing the complaints received at 'CM Window', a web-based system aimed at speedy redressal of people's grievances, in a meeting here.

It was informed in the meeting that out of a total of over 1.74 lakh complaints received at CM Window up to July 11 since its inception in December 2014, more than 1.38 lakh complaints have already been disposed of.

On an average, about 800 complaints are being received in a day at the CM Window. Khattar directed the officers concerned to fix January 31 as the last date for gram panchayats to submit their proposal in case they do not wish any liquor vend to be opened in their jurisdiction.

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"We are not interested in collecting excise revenue against the wishes of people," he added. He proposed setting up of an enforcement wing of Haryana Police to ensure law and order in the state.

He also directed police officers to closely monitor the complaints received on 'HARSAMAY' portal of Haryana Police and put its data in the next review meeting. Khattar directed the officers concerned to include the issuance of duplicate marks sheets by universities under the ambit of Right to Service Act.

He also asked them to make a provision of fine for unnecessary delay caused in issuing duplicate marks sheet to the applicants.


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