KL NEWS NETWORK
The State Vigilance Commission has sought personal appearance of Additional Secretary to Government, Education Department regarding the bungling case.
Earlier, while proceeding on a complaint against one Rajinder Singh working as Field Officer in the Directorate of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), J&K, regarding bunglings and gross irregularities in purchase and misuse of various gadgets meant for official purposes viz. Photostat machines, Gensets, laptops mobile sets, TV sets, Refrigerators, etc. by the said officer, the SVC had called a report from the Directorate of SSA in light of the allegations levelled in the complaint.
“Even, as per report forwarded by the Directorate of SSA, domestic items like Radio Sets, Water Geysers, Fans, Lunch Boxes, Brief cases etc. have been purchased from SSA funds and utilized for personal benefits,” the Addl. Secretary SVC said.
The report submitted by the said Directorate prima-facie discloses that various items including laptops issued to the officers/officials from time to time since 2007 in their official capacities have not been returned by them till date, which tantamount to mischief and criminal breach of trust on the part concerned officers/officials of the Department.
“The SVC while taking serious note of the matter, summoned Additional Secretary to the Government, Education Department in the Commission alongwith action taken report on the next date of hearing to explain the action taken against the delinquent officers and retrieval of huge government property from them.”