Thursday, February 17, 2011

Mayawati undertakes surprise checks, punishes officers

IN A clear sign of emphasizing on good governance ahead of next year’s assembly polls, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati has recently ordered action against a few IAS and IPS officers among others after undertaking surprise inspections in Jhansi and Lalitpur districts of the state.
Mayawati’s adventure into undertaking surprise checks was mainly to review progress of development works, welfare schemes and maintenance of law and order situation etc., according to media reports quoting Mayawati’s spokesperson. The chief minister ordered the immediate transfer of district magistrate of Jhansi and SSP of the same district and wanted the administration to take action against them. Mayawati also ordered suspension of a deputy Superintendent of Police in Jhansi district. She took action against a few engineers too.

Putting stay on 3 Delhi officers
The Centre finally agreed to put on hold orders for three IAS officer of Delh, including transport secretary Rajani Kant Verma and Delhi Jal Board chief executive officer Ramesh Negi after Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit took up the matter with Union home minister P Chidambaram. The Union home ministry decides on the transfer of officers in Delhi as they belong to the UT cadre.

D Subba Rao and R Gopalan to accompany FM to Paris
Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee is leaving for Paris on Thursday on a three days visit to attend G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meet on 18th and 19th February, 2011. The minister will be accompanied by former finance secretary and Reserve Bank Governor D Subba Rao and current DEA secretary R Gopalan. Both these bureaucrats will accompany FM to attend a special reception to be hosted by French President Sarkozy at Elysee Palace.

1 comment:

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