DC withholds Enggs’ salaries

Excelsior Correspondent
DODA, Mar 3: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Doda, Vishesh Mahajan, also Chairman District Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), here today ordered withholding the salary of all the Executive Engineers, Assistant Executive Engineers, Assistant Engineers and Junior Engineers of Jal Shakti Department working in the jurisdiction of District Doda till further orders because of their poor performance under JJM.
After going through the UT level ranking under JJM in respect of District Doda, the Chairman JJM observed that there is very poor performance in implementation of the flagship scheme even at the fag-end of the current financial year.
An order issued by DDC Doda stated that on many occasions, while reviewing the progress of JJM in the district, several directions were issued to speed up the pace of progress and achieve the targets up to satisfactory level but none has bothered to make the compliance of the instructions issued from time to time by the DDC Doda.
“Hence, in view of this, salaries of the concerned engineers have been withheld,” the order stated.