North civic agency to take action against 2 retd officials
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The North Municipal Corporation approved major penal proceedings against two retired officials of the Department of Environment and Management Services (DEMS) on Tuesday.
The commissioner in his letter submitted before the House said the "gross misconduct" of Krishan Kant, sanitation supervisor in Shahdara North zone and Om Prakash in Najafgarh zone caused financial loss to the erstwhile MCD.
"Krishan Kant, sanitation supervisor in Shahdara North zone and Om Prakash in Najafgarh zone failed to perform their duties as they did not do a roll call of safai karmacharis at least once a week. Kant's subordinate marked the bogus attendance for a daily wage worker named Poonam and also released salary in her favour. Kant also countersigned the muster roll of Poonam without verifying whether she was actually working in the ward," the report submitted by the commissioner stated.
"Om Prakash failed to perform his duty and did not check the roll call due to which his subordinate marked the bogus attendance of one Ashabul Rehman and released salary to him. Prakash countersigned the muster roll of the employee without verification."
Om Prakash retired from the municipal services in February 2012 and Kant in 2011 after attaining the age of superannuation.
The House gave the approval for the commissioner to take action against the two officials.
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