Over 1,000 workers had been discovered absent throughout shock inspections of assorted authorities workplaces in all 10 districts of the Jammu province on Tuesday, an official spokesman mentioned. The inspections had been carried out following a number of complaints to the workplace of the divisional commissioner, Jammu, about absenteeism and lack of punctuality in workplaces, he mentioned.
The spokesman mentioned that show-cause notices have been served to the absent officers and their salaries of August have been withheld.
Additional motion will likely be contemplated primarily based on the reply submitted by these erring workers within the coming days, he mentioned.
“Round 773 authorities workplaces had been inspected by specifically constituted groups from 10:30 am to 1 pm and 1,177 workers had been discovered unauthorisedly absent from their duties throughout the Jammu area,” the spokesman mentioned.
He mentioned that the deputy commissioners of the ten districts had constituted the groups for random checking at workplaces.
“Some workplaces had been even discovered locked throughout the inspections, particularly in Rajouri and Samba districts,” the spokesman mentioned.
Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Raghav Langer reiterated the stand of the federal government that indiscipline, lack of punctuality and absenteeism is not going to be tolerated.
Earlier, the spokesman had mentioned that disciplinary motion will likely be initiated in opposition to 159 officers and workers discovered absent from obligation within the Jammu district.
The inspection was carried out by 5 district-level groups on the instructions of District Justice of the Peace, Jammu, Anshul Garg, the spokesman mentioned.
He mentioned the groups visited the workplaces of the Energy Improvement Division, Public Well being Engineering, Public Works Division, Rural Improvement Division, Social Forestry, Handicrafts and Handlooms, City Environmental Engineering Division, Sheep and Husbandry, Regional Transport Workplace and the Divisional Forest Workplace (Territorial) to verify the presence of workers.
Places of work of the chief schooling officer, chief medical officer, district medical officer and the labour commissioner had been additionally inspected, the spokesman mentioned.
He mentioned an identical mega shock inspection drive was launched on the subdivision stage the place all sub-divisional magistrates paid shock visits of their respective jurisdictions.
The district Justice of the Peace mentioned the shock inspection was carried out to take care of punctuality and self-discipline in workplaces.
“Disciplinary motion will likely be initiated in opposition to the officers or workers who had been discovered absent from obligation,” he mentioned.
Garg emphasised upon the officers of all of the departments to take care of punctuality as any sort of laxity with regard to self-discipline wouldn’t be tolerated sooner or later.
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