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Rajouri DC Rajesh Shavan withholds salary of two top officers for unauthorised absence

RAJOURI: Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Rajesh K Shavan has ordered the withholding of the salary of two senior officers and sought their explanation after the duo left the station without prior approval.

Directions for withholding the salary were issued during a meeting held to review the arrangements for Republic Day celebration as the Chief Executive Officer of Rajouri Development Authority, and Chief Education Officer of School Education Department were found absent and it came to fore that the duo left the station without prior approval.

The DC Rajouri, while taking serious note of the absence of the officers, issued directions for withholding their salary, besides seeking an explanation from them.

Meanwhile, Mr Shavan reviewed the arrangements being put in place for the Republic Day celebrations 2021, here at a meeting of the concerned officers.

Among others, the meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Sher Singh; Additional Superintendent of Police, Liaqat Choudhary, DFO(T) , Arsheep Singh,  Chief Planning Officer, Khurshid Ahmed, SE Hydraulics, SE PWD Haroon Lateef, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Mohammad Ashraf, DSEO, Bilal Mir, ACD, Sushil Khajuria; DYSSO, concerned District Officers, Police Officers, officers from Paramilitary forces, Principals of different Government schools and representatives of different private institutions.

The Additional Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Sher Singh informed that the main function will be held at DPL Rajouri, where the chief guest will unfurl the tricolour and take the salute at March past. He   also informed that the Full-dress Rehearsal will be held on 24th.

The Deputy Commissioner took a comprehensive review of all the arrangements being made for the successful conduct of the national event. He exhorted upon the concerned officers to work in tandem for the smooth and successful celebrations of the National Event.

Arrangements in connection with the transportation of the participants, security in and around the venue and traffic management was discussed in detail and finalised.

Decoration of stage, pavilion, and seating arrangements were also discussed in detail.

The arrangements in connection with the observance of Martyrs day was also discussed in detail.


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