JAMMU, Jan 16: Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Akhnoor, Sunaina Sharma today paid surprise visit to the offices of PHE, PWD and ZEO in Tehsil Jourian and found some of the officials absent from the duty.
Taking a strong note of such a callous approach on the part of these officials, she ordered withholding of the salary of seven meter-readers, one lineman and one orderly with immediate effect. She also called explanation of one AEE and two AEs of PDD.
During her visit to office of ZEO Jourian, she came to know that incumbent officer who had to join the office as per Government order has not joined till date due to which the functioning of schools of Zone Jourian has affected.
In this regard, she said that the matter will be brought into the notice of higher authorities.