Termination notices issued to two health Functionaries in DTC for Dereliction of Duties
Prosecution proceedings has been initiated against Principal Degree College Tral for violating orders of district administration Pulwama and not providing the requisition equipments like LPG Gas Heaters, Electric heaters, Generator Sets , Computer Systems for the newly established quarantine facilities.
Action has been initiated under section 51(1) of Disaster Management act 2005 as the official has failed to perform his duty imposed on him along with obstructing the Govt functionaries in discharging their duties.
Moreover section 188 IPC has also been invoked in this regard.
Earlier termination notices were issued to two employees of District Tuberculosis Centre who were found absent while District Magistrate was inspecting the Covid-19 preparations at the centre .
District Magistrate Pulwama reiterated that any laxity on the part of government functionaries involved in discharging duties related to COVID-19 shall be dealt as per Disaster Management Act 2005 and relevant penal provisions. He also advised the Government employees to remain proactive and dispose extra efforts in these unprecedented times .