District Administration Rajouri on Saturday withheld the salary of four doctors of Sub District Hospital Nowshera for remaining absent from duty without taking leave.
Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Aijaz Asad found the doctors absent during a surprise inspection of the SDH and several Government offices in Nowshera.
During the inspection of Sub-district Hospital Nowshera, the deputy commissioner apart from checking attendance of the employees also took stock of the facilities being provided to the patients including the availability of the medicines and other life-saving drugs.
On the directions of Deputy Commissioner, Chief Medical officer Rajouri withheld the salaries of doctors including, Dr Gopal Sharma, Medical officer, Dr.Rajesh Gupta, Consultant Pediatrician, Dr Liakat Hussain, Consultant Orthopedics, and Dr Vijay Kumar, Consultant Anesthetist.
Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri also paid a surprise visit to the office of zonal education officer, Nowshera, Child Development Project Officer, Nowshera, Tehsil Office Nowshera and Tehsil supply officer Nowshera, to check the attendance besides reviewing the functioning.