446 complaints against IAS, IPS officers for misconduct: Government

As many as 446 complaints have been received against IAS and IPS officers for alleged misconduct this year.

Published: 23rd November 2016 07:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd November 2016 07:22 PM   |  A+A-

jitendrasinghPIB

Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the PMO, Jitendra Singh | PIB

By PTI

NEW DELHI: As many as 446 complaints have been received against IAS and IPS officers for alleged misconduct this year, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said today. Out of the total, 331 are against IAS and 115 against IPS officers, he said.

"During the year upto October 2016, government has received 331 complaints against IAS officers, out of which 43 complaints are against IAS officers of Uttar Pradesh; and 115 complaints against IPS officers, out of which 15 complaints are against IPS officers of Uttar Pradesh," the Minister said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

Complaints against IAS and IPS officers on matters pertaining to the government of India are examined by their respective cadre controlling authority i.e. Department of Personnel and Training, and Ministry of Home Affairs respectively, on merit, Singh said.

Complaints against IAS and IPS officers on matters pertaining to the affairs of the state governments are forwarded to the state governments as the competent authority for appropriate action, he said.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp