Valley Online Impact; AEE PHE Kangan attached, salary witheld till further orders
When Valley Online office contacted AEE after complaints of locals about the water shortage, he misguided Media as well saying the issue is of one person only
KANGAN: In view of constant complaints about the shortage of drinking water in various areas of Kangan Subdivision coupled with the misconduct of concerned AEE PHE Kangan, Deputy commissioner Ganderbal has attached the officer with the office of Additional District Development Commissioner Ganderbal with immediate effect.
The ADDC has been asked to conduct a thorough enquiry into the matter within a period of one week.
“The Assistant Engineering PHE Ganderbal shall additionally look after the charge of Kangan Subdivision” a handout issued to Valley Online reads.
In the meantime, the EXN PHE Ganderbal has been directed to stop the salary of the attached officer till further orders.
It is worthwhile to mention that on the basis of complaint regarding non availability of drinking water in Gonchi Mohallah Akhal, the Sub divisional Magisteriate Kangan acted swiftly and attached three officials of PHE Subdivision Kangan for dereliction of duty by virtue of an order issued by the SDM which was however questioned by the attached AEE.
SDM Kangan have been further directed to proceed against the officer under relevant provisions of CrPC.
When Valley Online office contacted AEE after complaints of locals about the water shortage, he (AEE) misguided Media as well saying the issue is of one person only.
Valley Online team visited the area and found complaints genuine and carried series of stories :
Locals have appreciated the efforts of SDM and thanked Valley Online Team who have carried series of reports on the genuine issues of this Sub Division.