80 Government Officials Found Absent From Work During Surprise Check in Punjab

During the surprise check, a total 38 branches were checked at 9.10 AM, he said.

Published: 29th September 2015 07:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th September 2015 07:46 PM   |  A+A-


CHANDIGARH: As many as eighty government officials including two IAS officers were today found absent from their offices during a surprise check conducted on the directions of Punjab Chief Secretary Sarvesh Kaushal here.

A team led by Special Secretary Protocol conducted a surprise check in Punjab Civil Secretariat here and found as many as 80 officers or officials absent from their offices, said a spokesman. IAS officers Praveen Thind and Rahul Tiwari were found absent amongst 80 officers from their offices located in the Civil Secretariat, he said.

During the surprise check, a total 38 branches were checked at 9.10 AM, he said. Strict departmental administrative action will be initiated against officials who were found absent, he said.

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