Govt suspends JKAS officer, attaches Project Officer in Kupwara

Srinagar: The government on Tuesday suspended a senior officer of the revenue department for misconduct.

The UT government placed regional director, survey & land records, Anantnag district, Abdul Hafiz Shah under suspension with immediate effect.

“Pending inquiry into his conduct, Mr Abdul Hafiz Shah, JKAS, Regional Director, Survey & Land Records (ex-officio Settlement Officer), Anantnag, is hereby placed under suspension, with immediate effect in terms of Rule 31 of Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1956”, said a government order.

Jammu and Kashmir government has been pro-actively monitoring the conduct, discipline and affiliations of its employees in order to weed out corrupt and anti-national elements from civil services.

Meanwhile, the government has attached Project Officer, Wage Employment (ACD) Kupwara pending an enquiry into his conduct.

“Pending enquiry into his conduct, Mr. Hilal Ahmad Mir, JKAS, Project Officer, Wage Employment (ACD), Kupwara, is hereby attached in the General Administration Department, with immediate effect”, reads the order.

The attachment of the officer has come as Government has suspended another JKAS Officer currently serving as Regional Director, Survey & Land Records (ex-officio Settlement Officer), Anantnag. (IANS/Agencies)

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